A noted leader of Ngati Tuwharetoa, John Atirau Asher encouraged the development of Turangi township in the mid 1960s and welcomed the Queen Mother when she visited in 1965.
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Ringakapo Tirangaro Asher-Payne. 'Asher, John Atirau', Dictionary of New Zealand Biography, first published in 1998. Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, https://teara.govt.nz/en/biographies/4a21/asher-john-atirau (accessed 21 October 2021)