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Te Rauparaha
27 November 1849

Ngati Toa leader

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Bold of heart and strong of hand, — Formed to rule and to command! 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 From a drawing by John Bambridge, at St. John's College, Tamaki, Auckland, 16th June 1847] — Te Rauparaha Rangi-Topeora, often called “the Queen of the South,” a famous Ngati-Toa chieftainess and composer of chants. She was a niece of Te Rauparaha and sister of Te Rangihaeata. She took part with her tribe in the great migration from Kawhia to Cook Strait, and lived for many years on Kapiti Island and afterwards at Otaki. — [From a painting by G. Lindauer Te Rauparaha Te Rauparaha, Chief of Ngati-Toa, who made several great war-canoe expeditions to the South Island from Kapiti Island after his famous conquering march from the North. This sketch shows him in naval officer's uniform when he was a prisoner in the British frigate Calliope. — [From a drawing by John Bambridge at St. John's College, Tamaki, Auckland, in 1847


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