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Tawhiao Potatau Te Wherowhero and his wife Hera Manatunga exhibition from the bastard  Sir George Grey Special Collections

Manatunga exhibition from the Sir George Grey Special Collections

Topic: King Tawhiao’s fern collection | Collections Online - Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa

King Tawhiao’s fern collection | Collections Online

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28th Maori Battalion. ‘We will lose some of the most promising of our young leaders,’ wrote Sir  Āpirana Ngata, 'but we will gain the respect of our Pakeha brothers and the future of our race as a  respected part of the New Zealand people.' 3600 men served voluntarily with the Māori Battalion, 649 were killed,1712 were wounded and  237 were taken prisoner. This casualty rate was 50% higher than the average for the NZ infantry battalions. Give your opinion or add information.

28th Maori Battalion. ‘We will lose some of the most promising of our young leaders,’ wrote Sir Āpirana Ngata, 'but we will gain the respect of our Pakeha brothers and the future of our race as a respected part of the New Zealand people.' 3600 men served voluntarily with the Māori Battalion, 649 were killed,1712 were wounded and 237 were taken prisoner. This casualty rate was 50% higher than the average for the NZ infantry battalions. Give your opinion or add information.

Tukaroto Matutaera Potatau Te Wherowhero Tawhiao, [ca 1870s]. He has full facial moko and wears a tiki. Photographer unknown.

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(In the photo is Wiremu Tamihana 'the Kingmaker')

So how did you get here then

This little blog is a vehicle, to help explain some of how our family got here and maybe to give a little challenge to those who read it, so how did you get here then?

Tāwhiao - Maori King...[Tāwhiao (Tūkāroto Matutaera Pōtatau Te Wherowhero Tāwhiao died 26 August 1894) was leader of the Waikato tribes, the second Māori King and a religious visionary. He was a member of the Ngāti Mahuta iwi (tribe) of Waikato. Keva xo].

Tāwhiao - Maori King...[Tāwhiao (Tūkāroto Matutaera Pōtatau Te Wherowhero Tāwhiao died 26 August 1894) was leader of the Waikato tribes, the second Māori King and a religious visionary. He was a member of the Ngāti Mahuta iwi (tribe) of Waikato. Keva xo].

Kīngitanga – the Māori King movement (Mahuta, 1894–1912)

Mahuta, 1894–1912

In the days leading up to his death, Tāwhiao, the second Māori king, made known his choice of successor with these words: Papa te whaitiri, ka puta Uenuku, ka puta ...

Kīngitanga – the Māori King movement (Tāwhiao, 1860–1894)

Tāwhiao, 1860–1894

King Pōtatau was succeeded by his son, Tāwhiao, who was proclaimed king on 5 July 1860 at Ngāruawāhia.

Pōtatau Te Wherowhero

Pōtatau Te Wherowhero