Kōrero: Te Haahi Rātana

Te haerenga o Rātana ki Rānana

Te haerenga o Rātana ki Rānana

Ko T. W. Rātana e tū ana i te taha o te kaipuke Barabool ki Āwherika ki te Tonga i mua tonu i tana haerenga ki Rānana. Nō te tau 1924 ka tau atu a ia ki reira ki te whakatakoto i te petihana a te iwi Māori mō ngā wāwāhinga ture Tiriti o Waitangi. I a rātou e marere ana ka taki whawhai ngā Māori me ngā tāngata o Rōtihia (Rhodesia) – ko Timuwawe (Zimbabwe) ināianei – mō te ‘tae o te kiri’. Ka tau rā anō te puehu i te meatanga o ētahi tāngata o Ahitereiria me Aotearoa, ka whiua atu e rātou te hunga o Rōtihia ki te moana. Kātahi rawa ka tau anō te āio.

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Te Haahi Ratana

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Keith Newman, 'Te Haahi Rātana - Te pūaotanga o Te Haahi Rātana', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/26300/te-haerenga-o-ratana-ki-ranana (accessed 9 August 2020)

He kōrero nā Keith Newman, i tāngia i te 5 May 2011, reviewed & revised 4 Apr 2018