Story: Korokī Te Rata Mahuta Pōtatau Te Wherowhero

King Korokī speaks, 1938

Hear Korokī's first public speech, on 17 March 1938 at the opening of the meeting house Tūrongo at Ngāruawāhia. He speaks a brief welcome in Māori, introduced by Charles Bennett and translated afterwards by Pei Te Hurinui Jones. (1 min 54 sec)

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How to cite this page:

Angela Ballara. 'Korokī Te Rata Mahuta Pōtatau Te Wherowhero', Dictionary of New Zealand Biography, first published in 1998. Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 11 August 2022)