Pinepine Te Rika was the first of Rua Kenana Hepetipa's wives, and because she had shared his religious vision in 1904, was regarded by Rua and his followers as tapu.
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Pou Temara. 'Pinepine Te Rika', Dictionary of New Zealand Biography, first published in 1996. Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, https://teara.govt.nz/mi/biographies/3p27/pinepine-te-rika (accessed 21 February 2020)