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Kāi Tahu

Also known as: Ngāi Tahu; Ngāi Tahu.

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Fig. 8.—Moko signature on a deed. — (The original in the possession of Dr. Hocken, of Dunedin, N.Z. This is a land grant signed by Tuawhaiki (alias “Bloody Jack”), a chief of Otago (Ngaitahu tribe). He was a great enemy of Rauparaha, who signed the Wairau deeds


For several reasons, including lack of resource and inherent ambiguity, not all names in the NZETC are marked-up. This means that finding all references to a topic often involves searching. Search for Kāi Tahu as: "Kāi Tahu", "Ngāi Tahu"; "Ngāi Tahu". Additional references are often found by searching for just the main name of the topic (the surname in the case of people).

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