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Te Ruki Kawiti

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Birthplace: Northland, New Zealand
Death: Died in Waiomio, Far North District, Northland, New Zealand
Place of Burial: Northland, New Zealand
Immediate Family:

Son of Te Tawai and Te Mahara Huna
Husband of Te Tiwha and Kawa
Father of Tuahinenui Waekamania Kawiti; Te Kuhanga Maihi Paraone Kawiti; Herewhenua Kawiti; Taura Kawiti and Wiremu Te Poro Kawiti
Half brother of Tupare

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About Te Ruki Kawiti

Te Ruki Kawiti (1770s–1854) was a prominent Māori rangatira (chief). He and Hone Heke successfully fought the British in the Flagstaff War in 1845–46.

Descended from Nukutawhiti and Rāhiri, he was born in the north of New Zealand into the Ngāti Hine hapu, one of the subtribes of Ngāpuhi.

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Te Ruki Kawiti's Timeline

1774
1774
Northland, New Zealand
1853
February 20, 1853
Age 79
1854
May 5, 1854
Age 80
Waiomio, Far North District, Northland, New Zealand
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