Story: Ngāti Apa

Te Wheriko Church

Te Wheriko Church

Te Wheriko (Jericho) Church at Parewanui was consecrated by the Reverend Richard Taylor in 1862. Taylor had been an Anglican missionary to the Māori population in the Whanganui and Rangitīkei areas from 1843.

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Grant Huwyler, 'Ngāti Apa - Ngāti Apa identity', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/2479/te-wheriko-church (accessed 25 January 2020)

Story by Grant Huwyler, published 8 Feb 2005, updated 22 Mar 2017