Story: Te ture – Māori and legislation

Rēnata Kawepō, 1880s

Rēnata Kawepō, 1880s

The great Ngāti Kahungunu chief Rēnata Kawepō agreed to sell land to the government in the 1850s but later resisted large-scale land sales.

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Alexander Turnbull Library, Samuel Carnell Collection (PAColl-3979)
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Photograph by Samuel Carnell

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Rāwiri Taonui, 'Te ture – Māori and legislation - The Native Land Court', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 16 June 2024)

Story by Rāwiri Taonui, published 20 Jun 2012