Story: Traditional Māori religion – ngā karakia a te Māori

Mananui and Iwikau Te Heuheu

This lithograph depicts Ngāti Tūwharetoa chiefs Mananui Te Heuheu Tūkino II (left) and his younger brother Iwikau Te Heuheu Tūkino III (second left), together with Ngāti Whātua chief Apihai Te Kawau (second from right) and his nephew Tamakihi Te Reweti (right). The Te Heuheu dynasty is an ariki (paramount chief) line, and continues to the present day, embodying the mana of Ngāti Tūwharetoa.

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Hand-coloured lithograph by George French Angas

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Basil Keane, 'Traditional Māori religion – ngā karakia a te Māori - Spiritual concepts', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 16 April 2024)

Story by Basil Keane, published 5 May 2011