Story: Te Awa-i-taia, Wiremu Nēra

Wiremu Nēra Te Awa-i-taia

A photograph of Wiremu Nera Te Awa-i-taia wrapped in a blanket

A convert to Christianity, Wiremu Nēra (William Naylor) Te Awa-i-taia gave his protection to Wesleyan missions at Kāwhia and then at Whāingaroa (Raglan).

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Gary Scott. 'Te Awa-i-taia, Wiremu Nēra', Dictionary of New Zealand Biography, first published in 1990. Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 2 June 2023)