Story: Māori non-fiction and scholarship – ngā tuhinga me te rangahau

Letter from Hōne Wiremu Heke Pōkai

This letter was written by Hōne Wiremu Heke Pōkai (Hōne Heke) on 11 January 1849. Heke writes of concerns regarding Pākehā intentions. He notes that while he is favourably inclined at the moment, if his concerns are not taken seriously peace may come to an end.

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Basil Keane, 'Māori non-fiction and scholarship – ngā tuhinga me te rangahau - Māori letter-writing and newspapers', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/interactive/46450/letter-from-hone-wiremu-heke-pokai (accessed 17 June 2019)

Story by Basil Keane, published 22 Oct 2014