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Tukaroto Matutaera Potatau Te Wherowhero Tawhiao

Also known as: Tawhiao.

Maori King, Waikato leader, prophet.


Parents: Potatau Te Wherowhero

Mentioned in

Fig. 117.—King Tawhiao, died August 27, 1894. or 26th — (From a photograph.) King Tawhiao King Tawhiao, of Waikato — [Photograph, Napier, about 1886 Mahutu te Toko. — This Waikato chief and warrior was a cousin of King Tawhiao, whom he somewhat resembled in features. He fought against the British troops in the Taranaki and Waikato wars, 1860–64. He was noted especially as an expert in all the work and lore of canoe-making Te-Moana-Roa. Te-Awa-I-Taia The late Mahuta Potatau Te Wherowhero, son of King Tawhiao, of Waikato


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