Thomas Kendall arrived at Rangihoua in 1814. He and other missionaries and helpers remained there while Samuel Marsden returned to New South Wales. Kendall enthusiastically learned the Māori language and Māori traditions. In 1820 he went to London with his teachers, the Ngāpuhi chiefs Waikato (left) and Hongi Hika.
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