Kōrero: Taranaki tribe

Lutheran mission station at Wārea, about 1850

Lutheran mission station at Wārea, about 1850

In 1846 a German Lutheran missionary, J. F. Riemenschneider, established this mission station at Wārea among the Taranaki tribe. However, he abandoned his post during increasing unrest between Māori and Europeans in 1860. Because of his support of the European cause, the Māori people did not allow him to re-establish his mission station after the war.

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Te Miringa Hōhaia, 'Taranaki tribe - European arrival', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/artwork/1870/lutheran-mission-station-at-warea-about-1850 (accessed 27 October 2021)

He kōrero nā Te Miringa Hōhaia, i tāngia i te 8 Feb 2005, updated 1 Mar 2017