Story: Māori newspapers and magazines – ngā niupepa me ngā moheni

Te Waka Maori o Ahuriri

Te Waka Maori o Ahuriri (meaning the Māori canoe of Napier, a metaphor for the newspaper's role in carrying information to various places) was published between 1863 and 1871. It is likely that Donald McLean played an important role in editing the paper. The Māori motto on the masthead is 'Ko te tika, ko te pono, ko te aroha'  (justice, truth and love).  

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Niupepa: Maori newspapers
Reference: Te Waka Maori o Ahuriri, 26 Hepetema (September), 1867, p. 1

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Jane McRae, 'Māori newspapers and magazines – ngā niupepa me ngā moheni - Government newspapers', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/zoomify/42402/te-waka-maori-o-ahuriri (accessed 19 September 2021)

Story by Jane McRae, published 22 Oct 2014