Story: White, William

William White

William White in later life seated beside a desk

William White was photographed at Auckland about 1870, near the end of his life. Although he had been dismissed as a Wesleyan minister and missionary in 1838, he returned to New Zealand and continued his association with Maori at Hokianga and Kaipara as a trader.

Using this item

Auckland City Libraries - Tāmaki Pātaka Kōrero, Sir George Grey Special Collections
Reference: 7-A3951
Photograph by R. H. Bartlett

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How to cite this page:

M. B. Gittos. 'White, William', Dictionary of New Zealand Biography, first published in 1990. Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 18 June 2024)