Story: Kāwanatanga – Māori engagement with the state

Tāreha Te Moananui (1st of 3)

Tāreha Te Moananui

Tāreha Te Moananui was a prominent Ngāti Kahungunu chief from the area now called Napier. He became the first MP for Eastern Māori in 1868 after supporting the government's military actions against Hauhau (Pai Mārire) tribes.

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Paul Meredith and Rawinia Higgins, 'Kāwanatanga – Māori engagement with the state - Containing Māori opposition', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/37445/tareha-te-moananui (accessed 16 February 2019)

Story by Paul Meredith and Rawinia Higgins, published 20 Jun 2012, updated 22 Aug 2016