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Tangata Whenua o Aotearoa

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  • Sir Apirana Turupa Ngata (1874 - 1950)
  • Tāmati Wāka Nene (1785 - 1871)
    Nene was born probably in the 1780s. He was the second son of Tapua, leader and tohunga of Ngati Hao of Hokianga, and the younger brother of Patuone, the inheritor of their father's mana. By descent an...
  • Winston Raymond Peters
    Winston Raymond Peters (born 11 April 1945) is a New Zealand politician and leader of New Zealand First, a political party he founded in 1993. Peters has had a turbulent political career since entering...
  • Billy T. James (1948 - 1991)
    Billy T. James was a New Zealand comedian who was popular as an actor throughout the '80s. Born William James Taitoko in 1948 in Waikato, New Zealand, he was of Maori heritage. He developed his comedy ...
  • Hare Pomare (b. - c.1864)
    Hare Pomare the son of Pomare II of Ngati Manu married Hariata, a Nga Puhi woman from Te Ahuahu, near Ohaeawai, was the daughter of Pikimana Tutapuiti. Both Hariata and Hare were young adults when they...

Kia ora! Welcome to the Tangata Whenua o Aotearoa project. The goal of this project is to bring together New Zealand researchers and help them discover their whakapapa links, and to provide a meeting place for discussion on corrections and additions to our shared whanau and Tupuna. Please feel free to contribute!

Kia ora. Naumai ki te kaupapa Tangata Whenua o Aotearoa. Te mea nui o tenei kaupapa i whakakotahi nga Tangata Rangahau me awhinatia ia ratou i te kimi to ratou whakapapa me tuku he waahi ki te korero kotahi a tatou whanau me nga Tupuna.Takoha au whakaaro!

Waka Crews

Other wakas captains

Notable People of Maori Descent

Tiriti o Waitangi

  1. Te Tirarau Kukupa
  2. Hone Heke
  3. Te Rangi "Kuini Wikitoria" Topeora
  4. Tāmati Wāka Nene
  5. Whetoi Pomare II
  6. Kahe Te Rau-o-te-rangi
  7. Rere-o-maki

Maori Iwi and their Principal Ancestors on geni: