Story: Te Rangitake, Wiremu Kingi

Wiremu Kingi Te Rangitake

Wiremu Kingi Te Rangitake

Te Ati Awa chief Wiremu Kingi Te Rangitake was photographed in 1846, when he was coming under increasing government pressure to agree to the sale of tribal land at Waitara, Taranaki. He consistently refused to do so.

Using this item

Puke Ariki - Taranaki Museum & Library
Reference: PHO2002-442

This item must not be copied or reproduced in any print or electronic media without the prior permission of Puke Ariki Museum and Library. It is the responsibility of the user of any material to obtain clearance from the copyright holder.

How to cite this page:

Ann Parsonson. 'Te Rangitake, Wiremu Kingi', Dictionary of New Zealand Biography, first published in 1990. Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, https://teara.govt.nz/en/biographies/1t70/te-rangitake-wiremu-kingi (accessed 6 December 2019)