Story: Marutūahu tribes

Te Horetā

Te Horetā

This portrait of Te Horetā, also known as Te Taniwha, was almost certainly painted from a photograph many years after Te Horetā’s death in 1853. Te Horetā was an important chief of Ngāti Whanaunga.

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Auckland Art Gallery – Toi o Tāmaki
Oil painting by Gottfried Lindauer

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Te Ahukaramū Charles Royal, 'Marutūahu tribes - Ngāti Rongoū, Ngāti Tamaterā and Ngāti Whanaunga', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/artwork/751/te-horeta (accessed 20 September 2021)

Story by Te Ahukaramū Charles Royal, published 8 Feb 2005, updated 22 Mar 2017