- a city on N North Island, in New Zealand.
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These people were returning from Waikato by canoe via Manukau and Tamaki.
Onehunga is a small port on Manukau harbour, served by rail.
On the Manukau and Waitemata, large fleets of canoes for fishing and war purposes were maintained.
Returning, however, in greater force, one party crossed the Manukau and attacked the Tipitai (Awhitu) and other villages.
A road leads to Manukau, a distance of ten miles, where a coach can run the whole way.
- a city in New Zealand, on Manukau Harbour (an inlet of the Tasman Sea) near Auckland on NW North Island. Pop: 326 200 (2004 est)