Story: Te mana o te wāhine – Māori women

Mākereti Hinewai

Mākereti Hinewai

Mākereti Hinewai was the matriarch of Ngāti Kaputuhi, a Ngāti Maniapoto hapū, in the early 20th century. She was the spokesperson for the hapū during Native Land Court investigations into their customary lands.

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Rawinia Higgins rāua ko Paul Meredith, 'Te mana o te wāhine – Māori women - Leadership after colonisation', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/31572/makereti-hinewai (accessed 25 May 2019)

Story by Rawinia Higgins rāua ko Paul Meredith, published 5 May 2011, updated 1 Jun 2017