Story: Musket wars

Te Wherowhero

The great Waikato ariki Te Wherowhero was a renowned leader during the musket wars. He would later become the Māori King, Pōtatau Te Wherowhero, in 1858.

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Alexander Turnbull Library
Reference: PUBL-0014-44
Tinted lithograph by George French Angas

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How to cite this page:

Basil Keane, 'Musket wars - Waikato', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/interactive/38086/te-wherowhero (accessed 23 October 2019)

Story by Basil Keane, published 20 Jun 2012