Story: Whanganui region

Publicising the Rātana movement

Publicising the Rātana movement

Spiritual leader Tahupōtiki Wiremu Rātana flies a Rātana flag from the back seat of a car in Taupō, in the 1920s. By this time Rātana was well known throughout Māoridom, and he made many journeys from his home near Whanganui.

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Diana Beaglehole, 'Whanganui region - Māori and Pākehā', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 20 July 2024)

Story by Diana Beaglehole, updated 1 Jun 2015