Story: Whānau – Māori and family

Te Rauparaha (2nd of 2)

Te Rauparaha

Despite being of a teina (junior) line, Te Rauparaha, with his powerful character, exercised leadership.

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Tai Walker, 'Whānau – Māori and family - Roles within whānau', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 21 January 2022)

Story by Tai Walker, published 5 May 2011, updated 1 Jun 2017