Kōrero: Waikato iwi

Te Puea Hērangi

Te Puea Hērangi

He kaiārahi whai mana a Te Puea Hērangi (waenganui) nō ōna iwi o Waikato. Nāna te mahi nui kia tū te marae o Tūrangawaewae i ngā tekau tau o 1930 me 1940. I te whakaturetanga a Tā Āpirana Ngata, te Minita mō Ngā Take Māori, i te whakaratonga o ngā pūtea taurewa ki ngā kaipāmu Māori, ka aru a Te Puea kia āwhina ngā kaupapa ahuwhenua ki te rohe o Waikato. Ko tōna whāinga, kia tipu ngā rawa a te iwi i murua i te tekau tau atu i 1860. Ko Te Puea tēnei kei waho i tētahi whare i te tekau tau atu i 1930. Kāore i te mōhiotia ko wai ōna hoa.

 

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Te Ahukaramū Charles Royal, 'Waikato iwi - Tūrangawaewae', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/4344/te-puea-herangi (accessed 17 October 2019)

Story by Te Ahukaramū Charles Royal, published 8 Feb 2005, updated 1 Mar 2017