Story: Angas, George French

The tomb of Waitohi on Mana Island, by George French Angas

The tomb of Waitohi on Mana Island, by George French Angas

In the 1840s George French Angas visited Mana Island and later published a sketch of the tomb of Waitohi, the influential leader of Ngati Toa and Ngati Raukawa, whose death sparked a battle between Te Ati Awa and Ngati Raukawa.

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How to cite this page:

Moira M. Long. 'Angas, George French', Dictionary of New Zealand Biography, first published in 1990. Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, https://teara.govt.nz/en/biographies/1a7/angas-george-french (accessed 18 April 2021)