Story: Te Whiti-o-Rongomai III, Erueti

Sketches from the 1886 trial of Erueti Te Whiti-o-Rongomai III (top right) and Riwha Titokowaru (top left)

Sketches from the 1886 trial of Erueti Te Whiti-o-Rongomai III (top right) and Riwha Titokowaru (top left)

In 1886 Te Whiti and Titokowaru were tried for occupying a Taranaki settler's farm, as part of their continuing campaign of resistance to land confiscations; both were convicted and imprisoned.

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How to cite this page:

Danny Keenan. 'Te Whiti-o-Rongomai III, Erueti', Dictionary of New Zealand Biography, first published in 1993, updated November, 2012. Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, https://teara.govt.nz/en/biographies/2t34/te-whiti-o-rongomai-iii-erueti (accessed 18 September 2019)