Story: Rātana Church – Te Haahi Rātana

Rātana at Taupō (1st of 2)

Rātana at Taupō

T. W. Rātana sits in the back of a car holding up a flag on a pole in the 1920s, during a tour around the country. This photograph was probably taken on a trip between Napier and Tauranga.

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Keith Newman, 'Rātana Church – Te Haahi Rātana - Founding the Rātana Church', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 1 July 2022)

Story by Keith Newman, published 5 May 2011, reviewed & revised 4 Apr 2018