Story: Musket wars

Te Wherowhero

The great Waikato ariki Te Wherowhero was a renowned leader during the musket wars. He would later become the Māori King, Pōtatau Te Wherowhero, in 1858.

Using this item

Alexander Turnbull Library
Reference: PUBL-0014-44
Tinted lithograph by George French Angas

Permission of the Alexander Turnbull Library, National Library of New Zealand, Te Puna Mātauranga o Aotearoa, must be obtained before any re-use of this image.

All images & media in this story

How to cite this page:

Basil Keane, 'Musket wars - Waikato', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 14 April 2024)

Story by Basil Keane, published 20 Jun 2012