Story: Māori prophetic movements – ngā poropiti

Pai Mārire flags (2nd of 2)

Pai Mārire flags

The top flag here, inscribed with the name Kenana (Canaan), is that of Te Ua Haumēne. It symbolises Te Ua's identification with the Jews in the Bible. The middle flag was Tītokowaru's and the bottom flag Peehi Tūroa's. Both were followers of Te Ua Haumēne.

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Reference: F.7056/41 - W. F. Gordon, Te Ua flag

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How to cite this page:

Judith Binney, 'Māori prophetic movements – ngā poropiti - Te Ua Haumēne – Pai Mārire and Hauhau', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/artwork/27718/pai-marire-flags (accessed 19 April 2019)

Story by Judith Binney, published 5 May 2011