Story: Kotahitanga – unity movements

Te Ua Haumēne

Te Ua Haumēne

Te Ua Haumēne raises his right hand, a symbol of the Pai Mārire faith which he led. He was one of the most significant Māori prophets and his teachings saw a unification of different tribes based on a religious, rather than political, basis.

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Basil Keane, 'Kotahitanga – unity movements - Kotahitanga movements around the 1860s', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 27 May 2024)

Story by Basil Keane, published 20 Jun 2012