Story: Ngāti Ruanui

Samuel Marsden’s diary

Samuel Marsden’s diary

Samuel Marsden tells in 1820 how the northern chief Patuone reconciled with Ngāti Ruanui. This was achieved by marriages, which brought the two factions together.

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Reference: Samuel Marsden, The letters and journals of Samuel Marsden, 1765–1838. Edited by John Rawson Elder. Dunedin: Coulls, Somerville Wilkie/A. H. Reed for the Otago University Council, 1932, pp. 325–26.

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Tony Sole, 'Ngāti Ruanui - Times of unrest', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/document/492/samuel-marsdens-diary (accessed 29 January 2022)

Story by Tony Sole, published 8 Feb 2005, updated 22 Mar 2017