Story: Māori prophetic movements – ngā poropiti

Bank book from Maungapōhatu

Rua Kēnana's community at Maungapōhatu set up a bank. The front cover of this bank book reads: 'Peeke Takotoranga Moni I Raro i te Mana O Rua Hepeti Maungapohatu' (bank holding money under the authority of Rua Hepeti, at Maungapōhatu).

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Alexander Turnbull Library, Rua Kenana Papers
Reference: MSX-3427-01

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Judith Binney, 'Māori prophetic movements – ngā poropiti - Rua Kēnana – Tūhoe prophet', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 4 April 2020)

Story by Judith Binney, published 5 May 2011