Story: Koroki Te Rata Mahuta Tawhiao Potatau Te Wherowhero

King Koroki speaks, 1938

Hear Koroki's first public speech, on 17 March 1938 at the opening of the meeting house Turongo at Ngaruawahia. He speaks a brief welcome in Maori, 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. 'Koroki Te Rata Mahuta Tawhiao Potatau Te Wherowhero', Dictionary of New Zealand Biography, first published in 1998. Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 20 February 2020)