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Repudiation movement

Repudiation movement

The repudiation movement was based in Hawke's Bay and was headed by Hēnare Matua. The movement's newspaper was Te Wananga (1874–78), published under the leadership of Hēnare Tomoana and Karaitiana Takamoana. Its philosophy was based around repudiating unfair leases and land purchases.

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Jane McRae, 'Māori newspapers and magazines – ngā niupepa me ngā moheni - Māori-owned newspapers', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 2 March 2024)

Story by Jane McRae, published 22 Oct 2014