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Letter from Apanui and Toihau to McLean

Wēpiha Apanui and Pātara Toihau wrote a letter, utilising Tiopira's services as scribe, to Te Waka Maori o Niu Tireni newspaper, which was published under the auspices of Donald McLean. They wrote to McLean on 4 October 1874 stating their wish to present a carved house to Queen Victoria. They received a reply from Henry Tacy Clarke on McLean's behalf as undersecretary of the Native Department.

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Niupepa: Maori newspapers
Reference: Te Waka Maori o Niu Tirani, 24 Pepuere (February), 1874, pp. 47-48

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Jane McRae, 'Māori newspapers and magazines – ngā niupepa me ngā moheni - Government newspapers', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/interactive/42403/letter-from-apanui-and-toihau-to-mclean (accessed 28 November 2021)

Story by Jane McRae, published 22 Oct 2014