Kōrero: Kīngitanga – the Māori King movement

Ko te Whakapapa o Pōtatau Te Wherowhero

Kei tēnei tātairanga whakapapa te whakaaturanga ka heke te Kīngi Māori tuatahi a Pōtatau Te Wherowhero mai i ngā waka nui nāna ngā tūpuna i mau mai ki Aotearoa.  Nō reira i kaha ai te whakapono a ngā iwi ko Pōtatau hei Kīngi Māori.

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Source: Pei Te Hurinui Jones, King Pōtatau: an account of the life of Pōtatau Te Wherowhero, the first Māori king. Auckland: Polynesian Society; Wellington: Huia Publishers, 2010.

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Rahui Papa and Paul Meredith, 'Kīngitanga – the Māori King movement - Ko Ngā Pūtaketanga o Te Kīngitanga ', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/zoomify/37841/whakapapa-of-potatau-te-wherowhero (accessed 18 October 2019)

Story by Rahui Papa and Paul Meredith, published 20 Jun 2012