Story: Te mana o te wāhine – Māori women

Te Puea Hērangi

Te Puea Hērangi

Te Puea Hērangi is renowned as a strong leader within the Kīngitanga (Māori King movement). She was the granddaughter of King Tāwhiao, and led the establishment of Tūrangawaewae marae as the seat of the Kīngitanga.

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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/31575/te-puea-herangi (accessed 24 May 2019)

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