The temple or tribal meeting-home of the Ati-Hapai people (or Raeroa). It was burnt by a force under Whakatau, in revenge for the murder of his father Tū-whakararo. The name of the conflagration was Rururama.1

Te Uru-o-Manono is sometimes called Te-tihi-o-Manono.



  1. Wohlers, J. F. H. (1875). "Mythology and Tradition of the Maori." New Zealand Institute, Transactions 7:3-53, p. 49.


  • Grey, Sir George. (1855). Polynesian Mythology. Auckland: Brett, p. 64.
  • Tregear, Edward. (1891). Maori-Polynesian Comparative Dictionary. Wellington: Government Printer, p. 581.

This article incorporates text from Maori-Polynesian Comparative Dictionary (1891) by Edward Tregear, which is in the public domain.