Kōrero: Te Hiko Pīata Tama-i-hikoia

Te Hiko’s headstone

Te Hiko’s headstone

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

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Private collection
Photograph by Cathy Giddens

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Angela Ballara and Mita Carter. 'Te Hiko Pīata Tama-i-hikoia', Dictionary of New Zealand Biography, first published in 1990. Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, https://teara.govt.nz/mi/biographies/1t33/te-hiko-piata-tama-i-hikoia (accessed 25 January 2022)