Story: Māori newspapers and magazines – ngā niupepa me ngā moheni

Te Pihoihoi printing press (3rd of 3)

Te Pihoihoi printing press

This press was used to print the government newspaper Te Pihoihoi Mokemoke i runga i te Tuanui, established at Te Awamutu in February 1863 in reaction to the Kīngitanga (Māori King movement) paper Te Hokioi o Niu Tireni e Rere atu na. After a series of heated exchanges between the two publications, the government newspaper's printing press was seized by a Ngāti Maniapoto group in March 1863.

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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 22 April 2024)

Story by Jane McRae, published 22 Oct 2014