Story: Kotahitanga – unity movements

T. W. Rātana travelling to London

T. W. Rātana travelling to London

Māori prophet T. W. Rātana stands beside the ship Barabool in South Africa en route to London in 1924 to present a petition protesting breaches of the Treaty of Waitangi. Rātana led a unification or kotahitanga movement which sought to unite Māori under a religious and political banner.

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Basil Keane, 'Kotahitanga – unity movements - Kotahitanga movements in the 20th and 21st centuries', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/33595/t-w-ratana-travelling-to-london (accessed 19 June 2019)

Story by Basil Keane, published 20 Jun 2012