Story: Whānau – Māori and family

Hone Wetere Te Rerenga with his wife and son (1st of 3)

Hone Wetere Te Rerenga with his wife and son

Hone Wetere Te Rerenga is shown with his wife (probably his second wife Te Ata Hoani) and his son around 1885. This whānau group are similar to a nuclear family.

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How to cite this page:

Tai Walker, 'Whānau – Māori and family - Description of whānau', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/30147/hone-wetere-te-rerenga-with-his-wife-and-son (accessed 26 April 2019)

Story by Tai Walker, published 5 May 2011, updated 1 Jun 2017