Story: Ngāti Maniapoto

Turner family members

Turner family members

In the first half of the 19th century a number of European whalers and settlers married into the Ngāti Maniapoto tribe. One was William Turner, who married Rangiāhua and then Ripekatangi of Waikato–Maniapoto. This photograph shows Moe Turner (left) and Lucy Turner, a daughter and granddaughter respectively of Turner’s seventh child, James.

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Tūhuatahi Tui Adams and Paul Meredith, 'Ngāti Maniapoto - The coming of the Pākehā', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 22 October 2021)

Story by Tūhuatahi Tui Adams and Paul Meredith, published 8 Feb 2005, updated 22 Mar 2017