Story: Kendall, Thomas

Thomas Kendall with Waikato and Hongi Hika

A painting of Waikato and Hongi Hika in traditional Maori clothing and Thomas Kendall holding a bible

In 1820 missionary Thomas Kendall (right) visited England with Ngāpuhi chiefs Waikato (left) and Hongi Hika (centre); while there the three were painted by James Barry.

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Alexander Turnbull Library
Reference: G-618
Oil Painting by James Barry

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How to cite this page:

Judith Binney. 'Kendall, Thomas', Dictionary of New Zealand Biography, first published in 1990. Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 19 May 2022)