Story: Te Hiko Piata Tama-i-hikoia

Te Hiko’s headstone

Te Hiko’s headstone

Te Hiko Piata Tama-i-hikoia and his wife Mihi Mete are buried in the cemetery at Tuhitarata homestead, south Wairarapa; this monument marks the grave. Although Maori Land Court evidence states that Te Hiko died in 1881, the gravestone says 1883.

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How to cite this page:

Angela Ballara and Mita Carter. 'Te Hiko Piata Tama-i-hikoia', Dictionary of New Zealand Biography, first published in 1990. Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, https://teara.govt.nz/en/biographies/1t33/te-hiko-piata-tama-i-hikoia (accessed 11 August 2020)