Tia Barrett, another member of a well-known Ngāti Maniapoto family, is a descendent of Nathaniel Barrett, who arrived in New Zealand from England in the 1840s. Nathaniel worked as a teacher in the Kāwhia district and married Caroline Te Maawe Nehua of Ngāti Maniapoto in 1849. Tia Barrett served as both a New Zealand high commissioner in the Pacific and a director of the Treaty of Waitangi Information Unit.
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