Kōrero: Kāwanatanga

Te paremata o Te Kotahitanga i Ōrākei, i te tau 1879

Ko te rangatira o Ngāti Whātua ko Paora Tūhaere tērā i tīpakohia e Kāwana Gore Browne kia whakahaere i te hui ki Kohimarama i te tau 1860. I te tau 1879 ka whakatū a Tūhaere i tōna whare rūnanga ki Ōrākei, ka tapaina ko Kohimarama. He whakamaharatanga tēnei ingoa ki te kohinga o ngā rangatira 200 kia whakahē i te Kīngitanga me te āmine atu i ngā kaupapa whenua a te kāwanatanga. Ka hui rātou i Ōrākei mō ngā rangi e waru, ki te wānanga i ngā muru whenua me ētahi atu take. 

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Paul Meredith and Rawinia Higgins, 'Kāwanatanga - Te tītari kāwanatanga', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/zoomify/37448/te-paremata-o-te-kotahitanga-i-orakei-i-te-tau-1879 (accessed 24 October 2019)

Story by Paul Meredith and Rawinia Higgins, published 20 Jun 2012, updated 22 Aug 2016