Waatea News Subscription http://uma.zes.zeald.com Radio waatea website Maniapoto commemorates with Taranaki seige at Te Kohia Pa https://www.waateanews.com/detail_story?story_id=MTU4OTQ= On this day in 1860 British troops bombarded Te Kohia pa near Waitara, which had been built by Te Atiawa warriors led by Wiremu Kingi Te Rangitake over the preceding days to resist just such an attack.