Story: Taupopoki, Mita

Mita Taupopoki

Mita Taupopoki

Mita Taupopoki's rank, bearing and traditional knowledge made him much in demand at official occasions. This photograph, which shows him wearing the New Zealand medal, may have been taken when the Prince of Wales visited Rotorua in 1920.

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Alexander Turnbull Library
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How to cite this page:

Peter Waaka. 'Taupopoki, Mita', Dictionary of New Zealand Biography, first published in 1993. Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 11 June 2023)