Story: Taranaki tribe



The story of Parihaka has resonance beyond Taranaki, and has inspired many New Zealand artists and writers. This 1989 painting is by Lily Aitui Laita, who is of Samoan and Māori ancestry, with tribal links to Ngāti Raukawa and Rangitāne.

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Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa
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Acrylic on paper by Lily Aitui Laita

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How to cite this page:

Te Miringa Hōhaia, 'Taranaki tribe - Taranaki tribe today', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 1 July 2022)

Story by Te Miringa Hōhaia, published 8 Feb 2005, updated 1 Mar 2017