As a revered leader of Rongowhakaata, Otene Pitau played a prominent role in the Takitimu Maori Council, being appointed an advisory counsellor in 1906.
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R. De Z. Hall and Steven Oliver. 'Pītau, Ōtene', Dictionary of New Zealand Biography, first published in 1993. Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, https://teara.govt.nz/mi/biographies/2p20/pitau-otene (accessed 27 February 2020)