Story: Pōmare, Hāre and Pomare, Hariata

Hariata Pōmare and her husband Hāre Pōmare with their son

Hariata Pōmare and her husband Hāre Pōmare with their son

Hāre Pōmare and Hariata Pōmare were in a party of Māori who visited England in 1863 at the instigation of William Jenkins, a Wesleyan lay preacher. While there Hariata gave birth to a son, who became the godchild of Queen Victoria and was named Albert Victor after the Prince Consort.

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How to cite this page:

Steven Oliver. 'Pōmare, Hāre and Pomare, Hariata', Dictionary of New Zealand Biography, first published in 1990. Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, https://teara.govt.nz/en/biographies/1p21/pomare-hare (accessed 19 October 2021)