Story: Hīpango, Hoani Wiremu

Hoani Wiremu Hīpango (right), with Richard Taylor (centre) and his son Basil (left), England, 1855

Hoani Wiremu Hīpango (right), with Richard Taylor (centre) and his son Basil (left), England, 1855

In 1855 Hoani Wiremu Hīpango travelled with the Reverend Richard Taylor to England, where he met Queen Victoria and presented her with gifts from the Whanganui tribes.

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Steven Oliver. 'Hīpango, Hoani Wiremu', Dictionary of New Zealand Biography, first published in 1990. Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, https://teara.govt.nz/en/biographies/1h24/hipango-hoani-wiremu (accessed 19 September 2020)