This 1842 engraving by Joseph Jenner Merrett is of the Ngāti Whātua chief Āpihai Te Kawau. While Te Kawau was absent in the 1820s, involved in a long campaign with Waikato tribes, Ngāpuhi under Hongi Hika took their revenge. They devastated much of the Auckland isthmus and dispersed many Ngāti Whātua.
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Lithograph by Joseph Jenner Merrett
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