An accomplished speaker, Maharaia Winiata was eloquent and witty, qualities which assured him of a sympathetic reception with a wide range of audiences even when he broached controversial topics such as the racism and deprivation faced by urban Maori.
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Frances Winiata and Piripi Winiata. 'Winiata, Maharaia', Dictionary of New Zealand Biography, first published in 2000. Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, https://teara.govt.nz/en/biographies/5w41/winiata-maharaia (accessed 1 April 2020)