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Mormon meeting, Te Māhanga

In the late 19th century American evangelists from the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, also known as the Mormons, won a following in Māori communities in some areas. This meeting took place among Ngāti Kahungunu at Te Māhanga, about 15 kilometres south of Hastings in Hawke's Bay.

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Te Ara – The Encyclopedia of New Zealand
Reference: Cyclopedia of New Zealand, Taranaki, Hawkes Bay and Wellington. Christchurch: The Cyclopedia Company, 1908, p. 435

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John Stenhouse, 'Religion and society - Church adherence and attendance, 1840–1920', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 15 July 2024)

Story by John Stenhouse, published 5 May 2011, reviewed & revised 4 Apr 2018