Story: Ngā Rauru Kītahi

Pai Mārire flags

Pai Mārire flags

The Pai Mārire (Hauhau) faith was a Māori resistance movement which gained many followers, including some members of Ngā Rauru, during the wars of the 1860s in Taranaki. The illustration shows, from top to bottom, the personal standards of Pai Māirire leaders Te Ua Haumēne, Tītokowaru, and Te Peehi Tūroa.

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

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How to cite this page:

Taituha Kīngi, 'Ngā Rauru Kītahi - European settlement', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/artwork/4199/pai-marire-flags (accessed 25 September 2018)

Story by Taituha Kīngi, published 8 Feb 2005, updated 3 Mar 2017