Story: Ngāti Maniapoto

Tia Barrett (2nd of 4)

Tia Barrett

Tia Barrett, another member of a well-known Ngāti Maniapoto family, is a descendent of Nathaniel Barrett, who arrived in New Zealand from England in the 1840s. Nathaniel worked as a teacher in the Kāwhia district and married Caroline Te Maawe Nehua of Ngāti Maniapoto in 1849. Tia Barrett served as both a New Zealand high commissioner in the Pacific and a director of the Treaty of Waitangi Information Unit.

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Tūhuatahi Tui Adams and Paul Meredith, 'Ngāti Maniapoto - The coming of the Pākehā', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/959/tia-barrett (accessed 13 November 2018)

Story by Tūhuatahi Tui Adams and Paul Meredith, published 8 Feb 2005, updated 22 Mar 2017