Story: Māori newspapers and magazines – ngā niupepa me ngā moheni

Letters between Māori chiefs and Fitzroy

This page from Te Karere o Nui Tireni in January 1844 includes letters sent to Governor Robert Fitzroy by Māori chiefs. It was common for these letters to be signed by a group of chiefs, as with the letter signed by Ngāti Whātua chiefs Te Kawau, Te Tinana, Nōpera, Te Rēweti, Te Hoete, Te Hōterene, Whanganui and Te Waka, and that signed by Waikato chiefs Te Wherowhero, Takiwaru, Epiha Putini, Tāmati and Pāora.

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Niupepa: Maori newspapers
Reference: Ko te Karere o Nui Tireni, 1 Hanuere (January), 1844, pp1-4

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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/42404/letters-between-maori-chiefs-and-fitzroy (accessed 28 November 2021)

Story by Jane McRae, published 22 Oct 2014