A convert to Christianity, Wiremu Nēra (William Naylor) Te Awa-i-taia gave his protection to Wesleyan missions at Kāwhia and then at Whāingaroa (Raglan).
Kōrero: Te Awa-i-taia, Wiremu Nēra
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Gary Scott. 'Te Awa-i-taia, Wiremu Nēra', Dictionary of New Zealand Biography, first published in 1990. Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, https://teara.govt.nz/mi/biographies/1t26/te-awa-i-taia-wiremu-nera (accessed 24 July 2021)