Story: Love, Ripeka Wharawhara

Ripeka Wharawhara Love (centre) with Victoria Amohau Bennett (left) and Lilian Priscilla Wakefield (right) in 1940

Ripeka Wharawhara Love (centre) with Victoria Amohau Bennett (left) and Lilian Priscilla Wakefield (right) in 1940

The female descendants of three men who were involved in the purchase of Wellington by the New Zealand Company posed for a photograph at the Centennial Exhibition in 1940. They are from left Victoria Amohau Bennett (descendant of Te Puni-kokopu), Ripeka Love (descendant of both Te Puni and Te Wharepouri) and Lilian Wakefield (descendant of Edward Gibbon Wakefield).

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How to cite this page:

Angela Ballara. 'Love, Ripeka Wharawhara', Dictionary of New Zealand Biography, first published in 2010, updated April, 2000. Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, https://teara.govt.nz/en/biographies/3l14/love-ripeka-wharawhara (accessed 26 February 2020)