Story: Asher, John Atirau

John Atirau Asher, about 1962

John Atirau Asher, about 1962

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.

Using this item

Alexander Turnbull Library, Ringakapo Asher-Payne Collection (PAColl-7090)
Reference: 1/2-190578; F

How to cite this page:

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)