Story: Te ture – Māori and legislation

John White, Hōri Kīngi Te Ānaua and Te Ua Haumēne

John White, Hōri Kīngi Te Ānaua and Te Ua Haumēne

John White (standing), the nephew of a Wesleyan missionary, was raised in Hokianga in the early 19th century and spoke fluent Māori. In the early 1860s he worked as a resident magistrate in the Whanganui region. Hōri Kīngi Te Ānaua (left) was a government official and Te Ua Haumēne founded the Pai Mārire religion.

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Rāwiri Taonui, 'Te ture – Māori and legislation - Māori traditional law', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/36530/john-white-hori-kingi-te-anaua-and-te-ua-haumene (accessed 18 October 2017)

Story by Rāwiri Taonui, published 20 Jun 2012