Story: Russell, Henry Robert

Members of the Repudiation movement, including Henry Robert Russell (seated, centre), 1876

Members of the Repudiation movement, including Henry Robert Russell (seated, centre), 1876

From the early 1870s, runholder and politician Henry Robert Russell formed an alliance with Henare Matua who sought to repudiate sales and leases of land by Maori to European settlers in the Hawkes Bay and Wairarapa districts.

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Mary Boyd. 'Russell, Henry Robert', Dictionary of New Zealand Biography, first published in 1993. Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, https://teara.govt.nz/en/biographies/2r32/russell-henry-robert (accessed 21 October 2020)