Story: Rangitāne

Monument to Te Peeti Te Aweawe

Monument to Te Peeti Te Aweawe

This marble statue of Rangitāne leader Te Peeti Te Aweawe was placed in The Square, Palmerston North, in 1907. It commemorates the support he gave to European settlers in the district.

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Mason Durie and Meihana Durie, 'Rangitāne - 19th century: war, settlement and leadership', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 13 June 2024)

Story by Mason Durie and Meihana Durie, published 8 Feb 2005, updated 3 Mar 2017