Johann Karl Ernst Dieffenbach published his impressions of New Zealand and its inhabitants, Travels in New Zealand, in 1843. An illustration from the book shows him (left, wearing a brimmed hat and cloak) and a companion being addressed by the chief Te Waro (Te Waru), who is surrounded by his people.
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Denis McLean. 'Dieffenbach, Johann Karl Ernst', Dictionary of New Zealand Biography, first published in 1990. Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, https://teara.govt.nz/en/biographies/1d13/dieffenbach-johann-karl-ernst (accessed 21 April 2021)