Story: Ngā tāone nui – Māori and the city

Chiefs and missionary in London

Chiefs and missionary in London

This painting shows (from left to right) Waikato (Ngāpuhi chief), Hongi Hika (Ngāpuhi chief) and Thomas Kendall (a missionary) in London in 1820. Waikato, Hongi Hika and Kendall all worked on a compilation of a Māori grammar.

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Alexander Turnbull Library
Reference: G-618
Oil painting by James Barry

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Aroha Harris, 'Ngā tāone nui – Māori and the city - Māori visit overseas cities', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/artwork/24836/chiefs-and-missionary-in-london (accessed 12 August 2020)

Story by Aroha Harris, published 11 Mar 2010