Kōrero: Treaty of Waitangi

First Māori MPs: Tāreha Te Moananui (1 o 3)

First Māori MPs: Tāreha Te Moananui

Tāreha Te Moananui was a prominent Ngāti Kahungunu chief from the area now called Napier. He became the first member of Parliament for the Eastern Māori electorate in 1868, after supporting the government's military actions against followers of the Pai Mārire religion.

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Alexander Turnbull Library
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Claudia Orange, 'Treaty of Waitangi - Māori responses to the treaty – 1880 to 1900', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/36368/first-maori-mps-tareha-te-moananui (accessed 15 August 2020)

He kōrero nā Claudia Orange, i tāngia i te 20 Jun 2012