Kōrero: Ward, Joseph George

Rua Kēnana Hepetipa meeting with Joseph George Ward on the beach at Whakatāne, March 1908

Rua Kēnana Hepetipa meeting with Joseph George Ward on the beach at Whakatāne, March 1908

Rua Kēnana Hepetipa's meeting with Joseph George Ward was later described as the 'Ceremony of Union': Rua accepted Ward's argument that there could be no separate Māori government but concluded that there would be the same laws for Māori and Pākehā.

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Me pēnei te tohu i te whārangi:

Michael Bassett. 'Ward, Joseph George', Dictionary of New Zealand Biography, first published in 1993. Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, https://teara.govt.nz/mi/biographies/2w9/ward-joseph-george (accessed 10 August 2020)