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Kaumātua: Simon Snowden (4th of 5)

Kaumātua: Simon Snowden

Kaumātua Simon (Haimona) Snowden of Te Rarawa gives a whaikōrero (speech) at Waitangi on Waitangi Day, 1988. He was one of a number of highly regarded kaumātua of Te Tai Tokerau (Northland). 

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Alexander Turnbull Library, Dominion Post Collection (PAColl-7327)
Reference: EP-Ethnology-Maori lands from 1976-05

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Rawinia Higgins and Paul Meredith, 'Kaumātua – Māori elders - Kaumātua and their role', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 19 June 2024)

Story by Rawinia Higgins and Paul Meredith, published 5 May 2011