Story: Cultural go-betweens

Bishop Frederick Bennett

Bishop Frederick Bennett

The first Anglican Māori bishop, Frederick Bennett of Te Arawa (centre), is seen here speaking at the tangi in 1950 of another great cultural go-between, Sir Apirana Ngata. A distinguished orator in both English and Māori, Bennett was consecrated Bishop of Aotearoa in 1928.

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Mark Derby, 'Cultural go-betweens - Missionaries', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 22 June 2024)

Story by Mark Derby, published 5 May 2011, reviewed & revised 22 May 2018