Story: East Coast region

Wiremu Pere

Wiremu Pere

Wiremu Pere, known as Wī Pere, of Te Aitanga-a-Māhaki and Rongowhakaata, was prominent in Māori affairs and land matters in Poverty Bay and nationally. He is shown here in later life, with his tokotoko (carved walking stick).

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Alexander Turnbull Library, P. J. Gordon Collection (PAColl-4925)
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Monty Soutar, 'East Coast region - Māori and Pākehā, 1870 to 1940', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 4 July 2022)

Story by Monty Soutar, updated 1 Mar 2015