Story: Ngā haki – Māori and flags

Kina Ohina Muri charged with altering flag

Kina Ohina Muri charged with altering flag

This newspaper article from 1892 reports on a Māori man, Kina Ohina Muri, being charged for altering the position of a flag that was part of a land survey. Māori often protested against the surveying of tribal land.

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Reference: Auckland Star, 8 February, 1892, p.3

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Malcolm Mullholland, 'Ngā haki – Māori and flags - Early national flags', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/document/35199/kina-ohina-muri-charged-with-altering-flag (accessed 22 October 2019)

Story by Malcolm Mullholland, published 20 Jun 2012