Story: Te Wherowhero, Pōtatau

Pōtatau Te Wherowhero (left), Te Waru (centre) and Te Pakaru (right), painted by George French Angas

Pōtatau Te Wherowhero with two other chiefs

George French Angas published these portraits of three chiefs, including Waikato leader Pōtatau Te Wherowhero (left), Te Waru (centre) and Te Pakaru (right) in The New Zealanders illustrated (1847).

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Steven Oliver. 'Te Wherowhero, Pōtatau', Dictionary of New Zealand Biography, first published in 1990. Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 6 December 2021)