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Amohau, Merekotia 1898 - 1978 Ngati Pikiao
singer, entertainer, composer

Anaru, Karauria Tiweka 1901 - 1977 Te Whanau-a-Apanui
interpreter, law clerk, local politician, community leader

Anderson, Andrew 1895 - 1958 Ngati Kura
riverboat skipper

Apanui, Wepiha fl. 1862 - 1880
Ngati Awa leader, carver

Aporotanga, Tuakana ? - 1937
Te Whakatohea leader, Ringatu tohunga

Asher, Albert 1879 - 1965 Ngati Pikiao and Ngati Pukenga
rugby union and rugby league player, fireman, groundsman

Asher, Ernest Te Kepa 1886 - 1973 Ngati Pikiao and Ngati Pukenga
rugby union and rugby league player, sports administrator, hairdresser

Asher, John Atirau 1892 - 1966
Ngati Pukenga and Ngati Pikiao leader, hotelier, interpreter, racehorse owner

Ashton, Joey Matenga 1907 - 1993 Moriori, Ngati Mamoe and Ngati Kahungunu
railway worker, sportsman, dance band leader

Awatere, Arapeta Marukitepua Pitapitanuiarangi 1910 - 1976 Ngati Porou and Ngati Hine
interpreter, military leader, Maori welfare officer, local politician, convicted murderer

Baker, Frederick 1908 - 1958 Nga Puhi
accountant, military leader, rehabilitation officer, public servant

Balneavis, Henare Te Raumoa Huatahi 1880 - 1940 Ngai Tamanuhiri and Te Whakatohea
interpreter, private secretary, public administrator

Barrett, Huiatahi 1873/1874? - 1952
Ngati Maniapoto leader

Barrett, William Daniel 1878 - 1953
Ngai Tahu leader, land court agent, trust board secretary

Bennett, Charles Moihi Te Arawaka 1913 - 1998 Ngati Whakaue and Ngati Pikiao
broadcaster, military leader, public servant, high commissioner

Bennett, Frederick Augustus 1871 - 1950 Ngati Whakaue
Anglican clergyman and bishop

Bidois, Louis Hekenui 1899 - 1955 Ngati Ranginui and Ngai Te Rangi
policeman

Black, Sholto Kairakau 1902 - 1963 Te Whanau-a-Apanui and Te Whakatohea
teacher, principal, community services co-ordinator, community leader

Blake, John Thomas 1853 - 1940 Taranaki
surveyor, interpreter, land agent, historian, racehorse owner and trainer

Boyd, Te Heke-rangatira-ki-Nukutaurua 1885/1886? - 1959
Ngati Moe woman of mana, interpreter

Bragg, Martha Sarah Kahui 1895 - 1975 Ngai Tahu
dairy farmer, foster parent

Broughton, Rangiahuta Alan Herewini Ruka 1940 - 1986 Nga Rauru
tohunga, Anglican priest, university lecturer

Buck, Peter Henry 1877? - 1951
Ngati Mutunga, doctor, military leader, health administrator, politician, anthropologist, museum director

Carr, Harold Herbert 1880 - 1973 Ngati Kahungunu
land court judge and administrator

Carran, Catherine 1842 - 1935 Waikato and Ngati Pukeko
founding mother, midwife

Carran, William 1898 - 1960 Te Ati Awa
policeman, assistant commissioner of police

Carroll, Heni Materoa 1852/1856? - 1930
Rongowhakaata and Te Aitanga-a-Mahaki leader

Carroll, James 1857 - 1926 Ngati Kahungunu
farm worker, interpreter, politician

Carroll, Turi 1890 - 1975
Ngati Kahungunu leader, farmer, local politician

Cherrington, Te Paea 1877/1878? - 1937
Nga Puhi woman of mana

Christy, Hirini Whaanga 1883 - 1955 Ngati Rakaipaaka and Ngati Kahungunu
Mormon leader, farmer, interpreter, community leader

Cook, George Howe 1855 - 1941 Nga Puhi
whaler

Cook, Herbert Francis 1859 - 1934 Nga Puhi
whaler

Cooper, Whina 1895 - 1994
Te Rarawa woman of mana, teacher, storekeeper, community leader

Cooper, William Turakiuta 1885/1886? - 1949 Ngati Kahungunu
interpreter, land officer

Couch, Manuera Benjamin Riwai 1925 - 1996
Ngai Tahu, builder, rugby player, shearing contractor, probation officer, community leader, politician, Mormon missionary

Cummins, Piipi Raumati 1857-1862? - 1952
Te Roroa leader, kauri-gum dealer, storekeeper, land rights activist

Dansey, Harry Delamere 1874 - 1942 Ngati Tuwharetoa
engineer, soldier, local politician

Dansey, Harry Delamere Barter 1920 - 1979 Ngati Tuwharetoa and Te Arawa
journalist, cartoonist, writer, broadcaster, local politician, race relations conciliator

Dansey, Roger Ingram 1885 - 1938 Ngati Tuwharetoa
engineer, hotel manager, soldier, public servant

Davis, Charles Richard 1895 - 1964
Ngati Maniapoto leader, farmer, blacksmith, builder, genealogist

Davis, Edward Charles 1887 - 1958
Ngati Maniapoto leader, farmer, historian, genealogist, Ratana minister

Delamere, Monita Eru 1921 - 1993 Te Whanau-a-Apanui and Ngai Tahu
rugby player, dry-cleaner, Ringatu leader, community leader

Delamere, Paora Kingi 1889 - 1981
carpenter, boat builder, farmer, Ringatu leader

Dennan, Rangitiaria 1897 - 1970
Ngati Tarawhai woman of mana, teacher, tourist guide

Donnelly, Airini 1854/1855? - 1909
Ngati Kahungunu woman of mana, landowner

Durie, John Mason 1889 - 1971
Ngati Kauwhata and Rangitane leader, interpreter, public servant, farmer, community leader

Ehau, Kepa Hamuera Anaha 1885 - 1970
Ngati Tarawhai and Ngati Whakaue leader, law clerk, interpreter, soldier, historian, orator

Eketone, Pepene 1855/1856? - 1933 Ngati Maniapoto
interpreter, native agent, assessor, politician

Ellison, Edward Pohau 1884 - 1963 Ngai Tahu and Te Ati Awa
rugby player, doctor, public health administrator

Ellison, Raniera 1915 - 1974 Ngai Tahu and Ngati Mamoe
fishing company manager

Ellison, Thomas Rangiwahia 1866-1868? - 1904 Ngai Tahu and Te Ati Awa
rugby player, lawyer

Emery, Samuel Horouta 1885 - 1967 Ngati Pukeko, Ngati Maniapoto and Ngati Mahuta
labourer, farmer, rugby player, storekeeper, carrier, businessman, local politician

Faulkner, Ruawahine Irihapeti ? - 1855
Ngai Te Rangi woman of mana, landowner

Fluerty, Joseph 1903 - 1977 Poutini Ngai Tahu and Ngati Mamoe
mountaineer and guide

Gage, George 1895/1896? - 1961 Ngati Maniapoto, Te Whanau-a-Apanui and Te Whakatohea
healer, tohunga, Ringatu minister

Geddes, Annabella Mary 1864 - 1955
Nga Puhi, welfare worker, community leader

Grace, John Te Herekiekie 1905 - 1985 Ngati Tuwharetoa
interpreter, public servant, community leader, high commissioner

Grennell, Airini Nga Roimata 1910 - 1988 Ngati Mutunga, Ngati Tama and Ngai Tahu
singer, pianist, broadcaster

Haddon, Oriwa Tahupotiki 1898 - 1958 Ngati Ruanui
Methodist minister, pharmacist, artist, broadcaster

Haddon, Robert Tahupotiki 1866 - 1936 Ngati Ruanui
Methodist minister

Haerehuka fl. 1835 - 1865
Ngati Whakaue leader, warrior, orator

Hakaraia, Ngapiki 1888 - 1969 Nga Rauru and Ngati Apa
religious founder

Hakiwai, Reremoana 1889 - 1981 Rongowhakaata and Ngati Porou
cook, community leader

Halbert, Rongowhakaata Pere 1894 - 1973
Te Aitanga-a-Mahaki and Rongowhakaata leader, interpreter, historian, genealogist

Hall, Mere Haana 1880/1881? - 1966 Ngati Rangiwewehi
teacher, principal

Harris, Edward Francis 1834 - 1898 Te Aitanga-a-Hauiti and Rongowhakaata
public servant, interpreter, landowner, genealogist

Hato, Ana Matawhaura 1907 - 1953 Ngati Whakaue and Tuhourangi
singer

Heberley, Jacob William 1849 - 1906
Te Ati Awa carver

Hei, Akenehi 1877/1878? - 1910 Te Whakatohea and Te Whanau-a-Apanui
nurse, midwife

Heke Pokai, Hone Wiremu ? - 1850
Nga Puhi leader, war leader

Hemi, Jack Raharuhi 1914 - 1996 Ngati Kahungunu and Rangitane
freezing worker, rugby union and league player, shearer

Henare, James Clendon Tau 1911 - 1989
Nga Puhi leader, military leader, farmer, community leader

Henare, Taurekareka 1877/1878? - 1940
Nga Puhi leader, politician

Herangi, Te Kirihaehae Te Puea 1883 - 1952
Waikato woman of mana, Kingitanga leader

Hetet, Rangimarie 1892 - 1995 Ngati Maniapoto
matron, weaver

Hikairo, Wiremu ? - 1851
Ngati Rangiwewehi leader, peacemaker

Hikapuhi 1860-1871? - 1934
Ngati Pikiao tohunga

Himona, Richard Tahuora 1905 - 1984 Ngati Kahungunu
farmer, community leader

Hine-i-paketia fl. 1850 - 1870
Ngati Kahungunu and Ngati Te Whatuiapiti leader

Hine-i-turama Ngatiki 1818 - 1864
Ngati Whakaue woman of mana

Hinematioro ? - 1823
Ngati Porou leader

Hinerangi, Sophia 1830-1834? - 1911 Ngati Ruanui
tourist guide

Hipango, Hoani Wiremu ? - 1865
Te Ati Haunui-a-Paparangi leader, teacher, assessor

Hippolite, John Te One 1929 - 1993 Ngati Koata, Ngati Toa and Ngati Kuia
farm labourer, political activist, nurse

Hiroki, Wiremu ? - 1882
Convicted murderer, protester

Hond, Patricia Laura Te Waikapoata 1927 - 1989
Taranaki woman of mana, teacher, soldier, policewoman, educationalist, community worker

Hongi Hika 1772 - 1828
Nga Puhi leader, trader, military campaigner

Howie, Fanny Rose 1868 - 1916 Te Whanau-a-Apanui and Ngati Porou
singer, composer

Huata, Hemi Pititi 1866/1867? - 1954
Ngati Kahungunu leader, Anglican clergyman

Huata, Wiremu Te Tau 1917 - 1991 Ngati Kahungunu
Anglican priest, military chaplain

Hura, Maata Te Reo 1904 - 1991 Ngati Apa, Ngati Hine and Te Ati Awa
Ratana leader

Hurley, Rona Marjory 1897 - 1985 Te Whanau-a-Apanui and Ngati Porou
tobacco grower and buyer

Hutana, Ihaia 1843/1844? - 1938
Ngati Kahungunu leader, newspaper editor, assessor

Ihaka, Kingi Matutaera 1921 - 1993 Te Aupouri
clerk, interpreter, Anglican priest, broadcaster, Maori language commissioner

Jaram, Matekoraha Te Peehi 1902 - 1978 Ngati Maru, Ngati Awa and Ngati Pukeko
weaver, tailoress, community leader

Jones, Michael Rotohiko 1895 - 1978 Ngati Maniapoto
interpreter, land agent, sportsman, private secretary, public administrator, broadcaster

Jones, Pei Te Hurinui 1898 - 1976
Ngati Maniapoto leader, interpreter, land officer, writer, translator, genealogist

Jury, Hoani Te Whatahoro 1841 - 1923
Ngati Kahungunu scholar, recorder, interpreter

Jury, Te Aitu-o-te-rangi ? - 1854
Ngati Kahungunu founding mother, landowner, farmer

Kaaro, Ani fl. 1885 - 1901
Nga Puhi leader, prophet

Kahutia, Riperata 1838/1839? - 1887
Te Aitanga-a-Mahaki woman of mana

Kaihau, Henare 1854-1860? - 1920
Ngati Te Ata leader, politician, adviser to the Maori King

Kaikoura Whakatau ? - 1868
Ngai Tahu leader

Kaiwhata, Paora ? - 1892
Ngati Kahungunu leader

Kamira, Himiona Tupakihi 1880 - 1953
Te Aupouri and Te Rarawa historian and genealogist

Kapa, Mutu Paratene 1870 - 1968
Te Aupouri and Waikato leader, sportsman, Anglican priest

Kapua, Eramiha Neke 1867-1875? - 1955
Ngati Tarawhai carver, tohunga, farmer

Karaitiana, Rangi Ruru Wananga 1909 - 1970 Rangitane and Ngati Kahungunu
labourer, musician, songwriter

Karetai ? - 1860
Ngai Tahu leader

Karika, Pa George 1893 - 1949
Rarotongan leader, clerk, soldier, farmer

Karira ? - 1867
Policeman

Kawepo, Renata Tama-ki-Hikurangi ? - 1888
Ngati Te Upokoiri and Ngati Kahungunu leader, missionary

Kawiti, Kirihi Te Riri Maihi 1877 - 1964
Ngati Hine leader, farmer, genealogist

Kawiti, Maihi Paraone 1807 - 1889
Ngati Hine leader

Kawiti, Te Ruki ? - 1854
Nga Puhi leader, warrior

Keiha, Kingi Areta 1900 - 1961 Rongowhakaata, Te Aitanga-a-Mahaki, Te Aitanga-a-Hauiti
law clerk, interpreter, soldier, Maori welfare officer, farmer

Kelly, Leslie George 1906 - 1959 Ngati Mahuta
journalist, engine-driver, historian

Kohere, Henare Mokena 1880 - 1916 Ngati Porou
farmer, soldier

Kohere, Mokena ? - 1894
Ngati Porou leader, assessor, politician

Kohere, Reweti Tuhorouta 1871 - 1954 Ngati Porou
Anglican clergyman, newspaper journalist and editor, farmer, writer, historian

Kokoro-Barrett, Hiria 1870 - 1943
Ngai Tahu and Ngati Mamoe woman of mana, craftswoman, mutton-birder

Koroki Te Rata Mahuta Tawhiao Potatau Te Wherowhero 1908/1909? - 1966
Ngati Mahuta Maori King

Kukutai, Waata Pihikete ? - 1867
Waikato leader, farmer, assessor

Love, Eruera Te Whiti o Rongomai 1905 - 1942
Te Ati Awa rugby player, interpreter, military leader

Love, Makere Rangiatea Ralph 1907 - 1994
Te Ati Awa leader, public servant, sports administrator, local politician, Maori welfare officer, land claimant

Love, Ripeka Wharawhara 1882 - 1953
Te Ati Awa woman of mana, community leader

Maaka, Golan Haberfield 1904 - 1978 Ngati Kahungunu and Ngai Tahu
doctor

Mahupuku, Hamuera Tamahau 1837-1842? - 1904
Ngati Kahungunu leader, runholder, assessor, newspaper proprietor

Mahupuku, Maata 1890 - 1952
Ngati Kahungunu woman of mana

Mahuta Tawhiao Potatau Te Wherowhero 1854/1855? - 1912 Ngati Mahuta
Maori King, politician

Mahuta, Tonga 1892/1893? - 1947
Ngati Mahuta leader

Mahuta, Tumate 1893? - 1938 Ngati Mahuta
King movement leader and negotiator

Maihi, Rehutai 1895 - 1967
Nga Puhi woman of mana, journalist, newspaper publisher and editor, political candidate, community leader

Maika, Purakau fl. 1891 - 1917 Ngati Kahungunu and Rangitane
newspaper editor and publisher

Maioha, Hamiora Wiremu 1888 - 1963 Nga Puhi
interpreter, farmer, community leader

Maketu, Wiremu Kingi ? - 1842
Nga Puhi youth, farmworker, murderer

Makitanara, Tuiti 1874 - 1932 Rangitane and Ngati Kuia
farmer, flaxcutter, land court negotiator, politician

Manahi, Haane Te Rauawa 1913 - 1986 Te Arawa and Ngati Raukawa
labourer, soldier, carpenter, vehicle surveyor

Manaia, Wiremu Hukunui ? - 1892
Ngati Ruanui leader

Mangakahia, Hamiora 1838 - 1918
Ngati Whanaunga leader, assessor, politician

Mangakahia, Mabel Te Aowhaitini 1899 - 1940 Ngati Whanaunga and Te Rarawa
district nurse

Mangakahia, Meri Te Tai 1868 - 1920
Te Rarawa woman of mana, suffragist

Maniapoto, Rewi Manga ? - 1894
Ngati Maniapoto leader, war leader

Manuera, Eruera Riini 1895 - 1990
Ngati Awa leader, labourer, farmer

Mapu, James Waitaringa 1894 - 1985 Ngati Kahungunu
interpreter, sportsman, farmer, community leader

Marshall, Allan 1851 - 1915 Ngati Pou
river captain, river engineer

Matenga, Huria 1840-1842? - 1909
Ngati Tama, Te Ati Awa and Ngati Toa woman of mana, landowner

Matete, Anaru ? - 1890
Rongowhakaata leader, farmer

Matua, Henare ? - 1894
Ngati Kahungunu leader, reformer, politician

Mawhete, Rangiputangatahi 1880 - 1961 Rangitane
land agent, interpreter, politician

Maynard, Petera Te Hiwirori 1892/1893? - 1969 Rongowhakaata
shearer, trade unionist, community leader

Meha, Stuart 1878 - 1963 Rangitane and Ngati Kahungunu
farmer, Mormon leader

Mihi-ki-te-kapua ? - 1872-1880?
Tuhoe composer of waiata

Mitchell, Henry Taiporutu Te Mapu-o-te-rangi 1877 - 1944
Ngati Pikiao leader, farmer, surveyor, land development supervisor, community leader

Moetara Motu Tongaporutu ? - 1838
Nga Puhi leader, agriculturalist, trader

Moko, Pita Te Turuki Tamati 1885 - 1943 Ngati Whakaue
land agent, commission agent, Ratana administrator

Mokomoko ? - 1866
Te Whakatohea leader

Moore, Rina Winifred 1923 - 1975 Ngati Kahungunu, Rangitane and Te Whanau-a-Apanui
doctor

Morete, Maraea 1844 - 1907
Te Aitanga-a-Mahaki woman of mana, writer

Murupaenga ? - 1826
Ngati Whatua leader, war leader

Nahe, Hoani 1833/1834? - 1894
Ngati Maru historian, politician

Nehua, Katerina 1903 - 1948
Nga Puhi endurance swimmer

Nene, Tamati Waka ? - 1871
Nga Puhi leader, trader, government adviser

Nepia, George 1905/1908? - 1986 Ngati Rakaipaaka
rugby union and league player, farmer

Newton, Wharetutu Anne fl. 1827 - 1870
Ngai Tahu founding mother

Nga-kahu-whero fl. 1800 - 1836
Te Rarawa woman of mana

Ngakaho, Tamati ? - 1904?
Ngati Porou carver

Ngapora, Tamati ? - 1885
Waikato leader, lay preacher, assessor, adviser to the Maori King

Ngapua, Hone Heke 1869 - 1909
Nga Puhi leader, politician

Ngarimu, Te Moananui-a-Kiwa 1919 - 1943 Ngati Porou and Te Whanau-a-Apanui
soldier

Ngata, Apirana Turupa 1874 - 1950
Ngati Porou leader, land reformer, politician, scholar

Ngata, Arihia Kane 1879 - 1929
Ngati Porou woman of mana

Ngata, Paratene 1849? - 1924
Ngati Porou leader, storekeeper, soldier, farmer, assessor

Ngatai, Hori ? - 1912
Ngai Te Rangi warrior, farmer, orator

Ngatai, Wiremu Nera fl. 1837 - 1860
Ngati Ruanui missionary, mediator

Ngatata-i-te-rangi ? - 1854
Te Ati Awa leader

Ngatata, Wiremu Tako ? - 1887
Te Ati Awa leader, peacemaker, politician

Ngati Maniapoto and Ngati Hauaroa
Catholic priest

Ngatuere Tawhirimatea Tawhao ? - 1890
Ngati Kahungunu leader

Ngawai, Tuini Moetu Haangu 1910 - 1965 Ngati Porou
songwriter, teacher, shearer, cultural adviser

Ngawaka, Anaru Iehu 1872 - 1964
Te Rarawa leader, Anglican clergyman

Nihoniho, Matutaera 1850 - 1914
Ngati Porou leader, soldier, storekeeper, assessor

Niniwa-i-te-rangi 1854 - 1929
Ngati Kahungunu woman of mana, editor

Nireaha Tamaki 1835-1837? - 1911
Rangitane and Ngati Kahungunu leader

Nuku-pewapewa fl. 1820 - 1834
Ngati Kahungunu leader

Omana, Tiaki 1891 - 1970 Ngati Kahungunu
rugby player, farmer, politician

Oraukawa, Tamati Hone fl. 1848 - 1869
Ngati Ruanui leader

Ormsby, John 1854 - 1927
Ngati Maniapoto negotiator, local politician, farmer, businessman

Paewai, Manahi Nitama 1920 - 1990 Rangitane and Ngati Kahungunu
doctor, rugby player, local politician, community leader

Pahewa, Hakaraia 1869/1870? - 1948 Ngati Porou
Anglican minister

Paikea, Paraire Karaka 1894 - 1943 Te Uri-o-Hau and Ngati Whatua
Methodist minister, Ratana leader, politician

Paikea, Tapihana Paraire 1920 - 1963
Te Uri-o-Hau and Ngati Whatua leader, Ratana minister, politician

Paipai, Kawana Pitiroi ? - 1884
Te Ati Haunui-a-Paparangi tohunga, military leader, assessor

Pana-kareao, Nopera ? - 1856
Te Rarawa leader, evangelist, assessor

Panapa, Wiremu Netana 1898 - 1970 Ngati Ruanui and Te Rarawa
Anglican bishop

Paora, Otene ? - 1930
Ngati Whatua leader, Anglican lay reader, land negotiator

Papahia, Hone Tana 1856-1859? - 1912 Te Rarawa and Nga Puhi
Anglican clergyman, missionary

Papahurihia, Penetana ? - 1875
Nga Puhi tohunga, war leader, prophet

Papakura, Makereti 1873 - 1930
Tuhourangi woman of mana, guide, ethnographer

Parata, Katherine Te Rongokahira 1873 - 1939
Ngati Pukenga and Ngati Pikiao woman of mana

Parata, Tame Haereroa 1832-1838? - 1917
Ngai Tahu leader, pilot, farmer, politician

Parata, Wiremu Te Kakakura ? - 1906
Ngati Toa and Te Ati Awa leader, farmer, politician

Paremata Te Wahapiro, Te Kiore fl. 1822 - 1845
Ngati Tama leader

Parker, William Leonard 1914 - 1986 Ngati Porou
adult educationalist, broadcaster, university lecturer, community leader

Parore Te Awha ? - 1887
Nga Puhi and Te Roroa leader

Parore, Louis Wellington 1888 - 1953
Nga Puhi and Te Roroa leader, interpreter, land court agent

Patete, Haimona 1863/1864? - 1921
Ngati Koata and Ngati Kuia leader, religious founder

Patuki, Topi 1810-1820? - 1900
Ngai Tahu leader, whaler, goldminer, storekeeper

Patuone, Eruera Maihi ? - 1872
Nga Puhi leader, peacemaker, trader, government adviser

Pere, Wiremu 1837 - 1915 Te Aitanga-a-Mahaki and Rongowhakaata
politician, runholder

Perohuka, Te Waaka fl. 1843 - 1851
Rongowhakaata tohunga and carver

Pewhairangi, Te Kumeroa Ngoingoi 1921 - 1985 Ngati Porou
shearer, performer, teacher, songwriter, cultural adviser

Pinepine Te Rika 1857/1858? - 1954
Tuhoe woman of mana

Pio, Hamiora Tumutara Te Tihi-o-te-whenua 1814 - 1901
Ngati Awa and Ngati Tuwharetoa tohunga, historian

Pitama, Te Aritaua 1906 - 1958 Ngai Tahu leader
teacher, broadcaster, concert party producer

Pitama, Wereta Tainui 1881 - 1930
Ngai Tahu farmer, land claimant, trust board chairman

Pitau, Otene 1834/1835? - 1921
Rongowhakaata leader

Pitini-Morera, Hariata Whakatau 1871/1872? - 1938
Ngai Tahu and Ngati Kuri leader, genealogist, historian, conservationist, weaver

Poananga, Brian Matauru 1924 - 1995
Ngati Porou and Rangitane sportsman, military leader, diplomat

Pohio, Horomona 1815 - 1880
Ngai Tahu leader, missionary, assessor, land protester

Pokiha, Rangi Hauiti 1895 - 1980 Ngati Pamoana and Nga Rauru
farmer, surveyor, orator

Pomare I ? - 1826
Nga Puhi warrior, trader

Pomare II ? - 1850
Nga Puhi leader, war leader, trader

Pomare, Hare fl. 1863 - 1864
Nga Puhi tour party member

Pomare, Maui Wiremu Piti Naera 1875/1876? - 1930 Ngati Mutunga and Ngati Toa
medical officer, Maori health reformer, politician

Pomare, Mildred Amelia Woodbine 1877 - 1971 Rongowhakaata and Te Aitanga-a-Mahaki
community leader

Pomare, Wiremu Piti ? - 1851
Ngati Mutunga leader

Potae, Henare ? - 1895
Ngati Porou leader

Potatau, Hemi 1904 - 1994 Ngati Kahungunu and Ngati Rakaipaaka
Presbyterian minister, soldier, writer

Poutama, Te Manihera ? - 1847
Ngati Ruanui mission teacher, missionary

Poutapu, Wiremu Te Ranga 1905 - 1975 Ngati Koroki
carpenter, carver

Pouwhare, Te Iki-o-te-rangi 1880-1883? - 1963
Tuhoe leader, historian, genealogist

Pritchard, Ethel 1880 - 1964 Nga Puhi
military and civilian nurse

Puhirake, Rawiri ? - 1864
Ngai Te Rangi leader, war leader

Puhiwahine Te Rangi-hirawea, Rihi ? - 1906
Ngati Tuwharetoa and Ngati Maniapoto composer of waiata

Pukehika, Hori ? - 1932
Te Ati Haunui-a-Paparangi leader, carver

Puketapu, Ihaia Porutu 1887 - 1971
Te Ati Awa leader, butcher, roading contractor, labourer

Puriri, Nau Paraone Kawiti 1924 - 1979
Ngati Kahu, Nga Puhi and Ngati Hine land title officer, Maori welfare worker

Rangi, Tutekohi 1871/1872? - 1956
Te Aitanga-a-Hauiti tohunga, faith healer

Rangihatuake, Minarapa fl. 1839 - 1893
Nga Mahanga missionary

Rangihau, John Te Rangianiwaniwa 1919 - 1987
Tuhoe leader, labourer, Maori welfare officer, university lecturer, adviser on Maori affairs

Rankin, Hone Heke 1896 - 1964
Nga Puhi leader, medical worker, farmer

Ratahi, Puhi-o-Aotea 1898/1899? - 1966 Ngati Apa and Nga Rauru
Ratana leader

Ratana, Haami Tokouru 1894 - 1944
Ngati Apa politician, Ratana leader

Ratana, Iriaka Matiu 1905 - 1981 Te Ati Haunui-a-Paparangi
entertainer, farmer, Ratana leader, politician

Ratana, Tahupotiki Wiremu 1873 - 1939 Ngati Apa and Nga Rauru
faith healer, religious founder, political leader

Raukawa, Te Mete 1836/1837? - 1926
Ngati Ranginui leader, assessor, sportsman

Raukura, Eria Tutara-Kauika 1834/1835? - 1938 Ngai Tahupo, Tuhoe and Ngati Kahungunu
Ringatu tohunga

Rawhiti, T. T. fl. 1887 - 1922 Ngati Haua
King movement secretary and administrator

Reedy, Hanara Tangiawha Te Ohaki 1903 - 1971
Ngati Porou leader, farmer, soldier

Reedy, Materoa 1881 - 1944
Ngati Porou woman of mana

Rere-o-maki ? - 1868
Te Ati Haunui-a-Paparangi woman of mana

Retter, Hannah 1839 - 1940 Muaupoko
founding mother, midwife

Reweti, Ngapipi 1883/1884? - 1957
Ngati Whatua land negotiator

Rikihana, Wiremu 1851 - 1933
Te Rarawa leader, politician

Rikiriki, Atareta Kawana Ropiha Mere 1855/1856? - 1926
Ngati Apa prophet

Riwai, Kiti Karaka 1870 - 1927 Moriori and Ngati Mamoe
founding mother

Riwai, Te Kiato 1912 - 1967 Ngai Tahu and Ngati Mutunga
nurse, Maori welfare officer

Robin, Ihakara Te Tuku 1886 - 1968 Ngati Kahungunu and Ngati Raukawa
shearer, lay reader, wrestler

Rongonui, Kahupake 1868/1869? - 1947
Te Wai-o-Hua leader

Ropiha, Tipi Tainui 1895 - 1978 Ngati Kahungunu and Rangitane
surveyor, senior public servant

Rotohiko Tangonui Haupapa 1836? - 1887
Ngati Whakaue leader, administrator, educationalist

Royal, Te Rangiataahua Kiniwe 1896 - 1965
Ngati Raukawa and Ngati Tamatera leader, land officer, Maori welfare officer, soldier, sportsman

Rua Kenana Hepetipa 1868/1869? - 1937
Tuhoe prophet

Ruatara ? - 1815
Nga Puhi leader, traveller, seaman, agriculturalist

Rukupo, Raharuhi ? - 1873
Rongowhakaata leader, carver

Ruru, Lena Matewai 1902 - 1977 Te Aitanga-a-Mahaki
community leader, sportswoman, pianist, Maori welfare worker

Russell, Marama 1875/1876? - 1952
Nga Puhi and Te Roroa tohunga, midwife, woman of mana

Scott, John Colin 1924 - 1992
Te Arawa and Taranaki architect

Shalfoon, Gareeb Stephen 1904 - 1953 Te Whakatohea
dance band musician, storekeeper, music shop proprietor

Shelford, Charles 1918 - 1984 Ngati Porou and Te Whakatohea
labourer, soldier, drainlayer

Smith, John Burns 1922 - 1974 Nga Puhi
baker, rugby player, soldier, sportsman

Smyth, Patrick 1893 - 1954 Nga Puhi
teacher, principal, educationalist

Solomon, Harata Ria Te Uira 1925 - 1993
Ngati Toa, Ngati Raukawa and Te Ati Awa woman of mana, teacher, entertainer, community leader, Mormon leader

Solomon, Tommy 1884 - 1933
Moriori leader, farmer

Stewart, Albert Oliphant 1884 - 1958
Ngati Awa and Te Whanau-a-Apanui leader, law clerk, interpreter, local politician, rate collector

Stirling, Mihi Kotukutuku 1870 - 1956
Te Whanau-a-Apanui and Ngati Porou woman of mana

Stirling, Wharetutu Te Aroha 1924 - 1993
Ngai Tahu woman of mana, conservationist

Stowell, Henry Matthew 1859 - 1944
Nga Puhi interpreter, genealogist

Tahiwi, Kingi Te Ahoaho 1883 - 1948 Ngati Raukawa and Ngati Whakaue
teacher, interpreter, translator, rugby official, musician

Tahiwi, Pirimi Pererika 1890 - 1969 Ngati Raukawa and Ngati Whakaue
schoolteacher, rugby player, soldier, musician, community leader

Tahu, Matiu Parakatone ? - 1863-1864?
Ngai Te Rangi tohunga, mission teacher

Taiapa, Hone Te Kauru 1911 - 1979 Ngati Porou
wood carver

Taiapa, Pineamine 1901 - 1972 Ngati Porou
wood carver, farmer, rehabilitation officer, writer, genealogist

Taiaroa, Hori Kerei ? - 1905
Ngai Tahu leader, politician, assessor

Taiaroa, Te Matenga ? - 1863
Ngai Tahu leader

Taiaroa, Tini Kerei 1846/1847? - 1934 Ngai Tahu
founding mother, community worker

Taipari, Eruini Heina 1889/1890? - 1956
Ngati Maru leader

Taipari, Nuka ? - 1863
Ngai Te Rangi leader, warrior, tohunga

Taipua Te Puna-i-rangiriri, Hoani 1839/1840? - 1896
Ngati Raukawa leader, politician, horse-racing steward, farmer

Taiwhanga, Hirini Rawiri 1832/1833? - 1890
Nga Puhi petitioner, politician

Taiwhanga, Rawiri fl. 1818 - 1874
Nga Puhi leader, farmer, missionary, teacher

Takamoana, Karaitiana ? - 1879
Ngati Kahungunu leader, politician

Takarangi, Rangitaamo Tiahuia 1901 - 1992 Ngati Hauiti and Ngati Hine
Maori welfare officer, community leader

Taki, Paora ? - 1897
Ngai Tahu leader, warrior

Tama-i-hara-nui ? - 1830-1831?
Ngai Tahu leader

Tama-i-parea, Aperahama fl. 1840 - 1882
Nga Rauru leader

Tamairangi fl. 1820 - 1828
Ngati Kuia and Ngati Ira woman of mana, poet

Tamarau Waiari 1835 - 1904
Tuhoe leader, tohunga

Tamarau, Takurua 1871/1872? - 1958
Tuhoe leader, shearer, farmer, Ringatu leader

Tamati, Te Matenga ? - 1914? Ngati Kahungunu
religious leader, prophet, healer

Taonui Hikaka ? - 1892
Ngati Maniapoto leader

Taonui, Aperahama ? - 1882
Nga Puhi leader, prophet, historian, teacher, assessor

Tapsell, Ngatai Tohi Te Ururangi 1844 - 1928
Ngati Whakaue woman of mana

Tapsell, Retireti 1836 - 1913
Ngati Whakaue leader, policeman, customs officer

Tapu, Hirawanu ? - 1900
Moriori leader

Taraia Ngakuti Te Tumuhuia ? - 1872
Ngati Tamatera leader

Tarakawa, Takaanui Hohaia 1852 - 1919 Tapuika, Ngati Rangiwewehi and Ngai Te Rangi
tohunga, historian, genealogist, writer

Taranui, Te Pokiha ? - 1901
Ngati Pikiao leader, soldier

Taratoa, Henare Wiremu ? - 1864
Ngai Te Rangi missionary, teacher, war leader

Tareahi, Rawiri fl. 1820 - 1850
Ngati Kahungunu leader

Tareha, Kurupo 1871 - 1938
Ngati Kahungunu leader, landowner, golfer

Tareha, Te Roera ? - 1941
Ngati Kahungunu leader, landowner

Taua, Wiremu Hoani 1862 - 1919
Ngati Kahu leader, school principal

Tauke, Te Hapimana 1810/1811? - 1915
Ngati Ruanui leader, mission teacher, historian

Taumata-a-Kura, Piripi fl. 1823 - 1868
Ngati Porou evangelist

Taupopoki, Mita 1845/1846? - 1935
Tuhourangi and Ngati Wahiao leader

Taurua, Ngawaka ? - 1888
Ngati Ruanui leader

Tautari, Hemi 1814/1815? - 1883 Nga Puhi
coastal trader, storekeeper, assessor

Tautari, Mary ? - 1906
Teacher

Tawhai, Hone Mohi 1827/1828? - 1894
Nga Puhi leader, politician

Tawhiao, Tukaroto Matutaera Potatau Te Wherowhero ? - 1894
Maori King, Waikato leader, prophet

Te Ahiko, Raniera ? - 1894
Ngai Te Upokoiri and Ngati Kahungunu historian

Te Ahu, Ihaia ? - 1895
Nga Puhi teacher, missionary

Te Anaua, Hori Kingi ? - 1868
Te Ati Haunui-a-Paparangi leader, assessor

Te Ao-kapurangi fl. 1818 - 1830
Ngati Rangiwewehi woman of mana, peacemaker

Te Atahikoia, Mohi ? - 1928
Ngati Kahungunu leader, politician, historian

Te Atua, Henare ? - 1912
Ngati Kahungunu leader

Te Awa-i-taia, Wiremu Nera ? - 1866
Waikato leader, missionary, assessor, mediator

Te Aweawe, Te Peeti ? - 1884
Rangitane leader

Te Awhitu, Wiremu Hakopa Toa 1914 - 1994

Te Hapuku ? - 1878
Ngati Te Whatuiapiti leader, farmer, assessor

Te Hau, Matiu Te Auripo 1912 - 1978 Te Whakatohea
teacher, educationalist, community leader

Te Herekiekie ? - 1861
Ngati Tuwharetoa leader

Te Heuheu Tukino I, Herea fl. 1790 - 1820
Ngati Tuwharetoa leader

Te Heuheu Tukino II, Mananui ? - 1846
Ngati Tuwharetoa leader

Te Heuheu Tukino III, Iwikau ? - 1862
Ngati Tuwharetoa leader

Te Heuheu Tukino IV, Horonuku ? - 1888
Ngati Tuwharetoa leader, carver

Te Heuheu Tukino V, Tureiti 1865/1866? - 1921
Ngati Tuwharetoa leader, politician

Te Heuheu Tukino VI, Hoani 1897 - 1944
Ngati Tuwharetoa leader, trust board chairman

Te Heuheu Tukino VII, Hepi Hoani 1919 - 1997
Ngati Tuwharetoa leader, trust board chairman

Te Hiko Piata Tama-i-hikoia ? - 1881
Ngati Kahungunu leader

Te Hiko Piata Tama-i-hikoia ? - 1881
Ngati Whanaunga leader

Te Houkamau, Iharaira ? - 1875
Ngati Porou leader

Te Hura Te Taiwhakaripi fl. 1861 - 1866
Ngai Te Rangihouhiri and Ngati Awa leader

Te Huruhuru ? - 1861
Ngai Tahu leader

Te Kaeaea ? - 1871
Ngati Tama leader

Te Kahuhiapo, Rahera ? - 1910
Ngati Pikiao and Ngati Pukenga woman of mana

Te Kahui Kararehe, Wiremu 1846 - 1904
Taranaki leader, historian

Te Kakapi, Ripeka Wharawhara-i-te-rangi ? - 1880
Te Ati Awa woman of mana

Te Kani-a-Takirau ? - 1856
Ngati Porou leader

Te Kani, Hirini ? - 1896
Ngati Porou leader, soldier

Te Kawau, Apihai ? - 1869
Ngati Whatua leader

Te Kere Ngatai-e-rua ? - 1901
Te Ati Haunui-a-Paparangi tohunga

Te Kiri Karamu, Heni 1840 - 1933
Te Arawa woman of mana, teacher, warrior, interpreter

Te Kirikumara, Ihaia ? - 1873
Te Ati Awa leader

Te Koeti Turanga, Pahikore 1883 - 1964
Poutini Ngai Tahu and Ngati Mamoe mountaineer, guide, bushman, axeman

Te Kooti Arikirangi Te Turuki ? - 1893
Rongowhakaata leader, military leader, prophet, religious founder

Te Korou, Te Retimana ? - 1882
Rangitane and Ngati Kahungunu leader

Te Kurapa, Hikawera 1907 - 1985
Tuhoe tohunga, horse-breaker, farmer, Ringatu leader

Te Maari-o-te-rangi, Piripi 1837? - 1895
Ngati Kahungunu leader, farmer, protester, orator

Te Mahuki ? - 1899
Ngati Maniapoto and Ngati Kinohaku prophet

Te Maiharoa, Hipa ? - 1885-1886?
Ngai Tahu leader, tohunga, prophet

Te Mamaku, Hemi Topine ? - 1887
Ngati Haua-te-rangi leader

Te Matakatea, Wiremu Kingi Moki ? - 1893
Taranaki warrior, leader

Te Matorohanga, Moihi fl. 1836 - 1865
Ngati Kahungunu tohunga, historian

Te Moananui, Kurupo ? - 1861
Ngati Kahungunu leader

Te Ngahuru ? - 1823?
Tuhoe leader, warrior

Te Paea Tiaho ? - 1875
Waikato woman of mana

Te Pahi ? - 1810
Nga Puhi leader, traveller

Te Pairi Tuterangi ? - 1954
Tuhoe leader, tohunga, orator, carver, weaver

Te Pareihe ? - 1844
Ngati Te Whatuiapiti leader

Te Pehi Kupe ? - 1828
Ngati Toa leader, warrior

Te Pikinga fl. 1819 - 1834
Ngati Apa woman of mana

Te Popo, Hira ? - 1889
Te Whakatohea leader

Te Potangaroa, Paora ? - 1881
Ngati Kahungunu and Rangitane leader, prophet

Te Puni-kokopu, Honiana ? - 1870
Te Ati Awa leader, government adviser

Te Puoho-o-te-rangi ? - 1836-1837?
Ngati Tama leader

Te Purewa ? - 1842?
Tuhoe leader, war leader, peacemaker

Te Rahui, Anaha Kepa ? - 1913
Ngati Tarawhai leader, carver, assessor

Te Rangi Paetahi, Mete Kingi ? - 1883
Te Ati Haunui-a-Paparangi leader, soldier, assessor, politician, farmer

Te Rangi-i-paia II fl. 1818 - 1829
Ngati Porou woman of mana

Te Rangi-puawhe, Te Keepa ? - 1905
Tuhourangi leader, soldier, entrepreneur

Te Rangi-taka-i-waho, Te Manihera ? - 1885
Ngati Kahungunu leader, farmer, assessor

Te Rangihaeata ? - 1855
Ngati Toa leader, warrior

Te Rangihiwinui, Te Keepa ? - 1898
Muaupoko leader, military leader, assessor, land purchase officer

Te Rangikaheke, Wiremu Maihi ? - 1896
Ngati Rangiwewehi leader, scholar, public servant

Te Rangimarie, Puna Himene fl. 1908 - 1911
Healer, nurse, spiritual leader

Te Rangiotu, Hoani Meihana ? - 1898
Rangitane leader, peacemaker

Te Rangitahau ? - 1900
Ngati Hineuru and Ngati Tuwharetoa leader, warrior

Te Rangitake, Wiremu Kingi ? - 1882
Te Ati Awa leader

Te Rangiuia, Nopera fl. 1835 - 1850
Ngati Porou leader, tohunga

Te Rata Mahuta Potatau Te Wherowhero 1877-1880? - 1933
Ngati Mahuta Maori King

Te Rato, Wiremu Te Koti ? - 1895
Ngati Kahungunu Wesleyan minister

Te Rau-o-te-rangi, Kahe ? - 1871?
Te Ati Awa leader, trader, innkeeper

Te Rau, Kereopa ? - 1872
Ngati Rangiwewehi warrior, Pai Marire leader

Te Rauparaha ? - 1849
Ngati Toa leader

Te Rauparaha, Tamihana ? - 1876
Ngati Toa leader, evangelist, writer, sheepfarmer, assessor

Te Rei Hanataua ? - 1860
Ngati Ruanui leader

Te Rei Hanataua, Hone Pihama ? - 1890
Ngati Ruanui leader, assessor, coach proprietor, hotel proprietor, land developer

Te Rerenga, Hone Wetere ? - 1889
Ngati Maniapoto leader

Te Rohu fl. 1820 - 1850
Ngati Tuwharetoa woman of mana

Te Tai Hakuene, Ihaka ? - 1887
Nga Puhi leader, lay reader, politician

Te Taiawatea Rangitukehu, Maata 1848/1849? - 1929
Tuhourangi and Ngati Awa woman of mana

Te Taniwha, Tukumana 1862/1863? - 1941
Ngati Maru and Ngati Whanaunga leader, historian

Te Tau, Katarina Kuini Whare-rau-aruhe 1899 - 1998
Ngai Tahu leader, welfare worker, community leader

Te Tau, Taiawhio Tikawenga 1860 - 1939 Ngai Tumapuhiarangi
farmer, horse breeder, religious leader, local politician

Te Tirarau Kukupa ? - 1882
Te Parawhau leader

Te Tomo, Te Taite 1871/1872? - 1939
Ngati Tuwharetoa and Ngati Raukawa historian, politician

Te Tuhi, Wiremu Patara ? - 1910
Waikato leader, newspaper editor, warrior, secretary to the Maori King

Te Ua Haumene ? - 1866
Taranaki leader, prophet, religious founder

te Ua, Hetekia Te Kani-a-Takirau Kerekere Tuhoe 1892 - 1966
Te Aitanga-a-Mahaki leader, genealogist, orator

Te Umuroa, Hohepa ? - 1847
Te Ati Haunui-a-Paparangi youth, political prisoner

Te Waharoa ? - 1838
Ngati Haua leader

Te Waharoa, Tupu Atanatiu Taingakawa 1844/1845? - 1929
Ngati Haua leader, kingmaker, King movement leader

Te Waharoa, Wiremu Tamihana Tarapipipi ? - 1866
Ngati Haua leader, teacher, diplomat

Te Wainohu, Henare Wepiha 1882 - 1920
Ngati Kahungunu and Ngati Pahauwera leader, Anglican clergyman, army chaplain

Te Wake, Heremia ? - 1918
Te Rarawa leader, farmer, assessor, catechist

Te Wera Hauraki ? - 1839
Nga Puhi leader

Te Whaiti, Iraia Te Ama-o-te-rangi 1861/1862? - 1918
Ngati Kahungunu leader, farmer, historian

Te Whaiti, Kaihau Te Rangikakapi Maikara 1863 - 1937
Ngati Kahungunu woman of mana

Te Whaiti, Teoti Kerei Te Hioirangi 1890 - 1964
Ngati Kahungunu leader, farmer, community leader

Te Whakataupuka fl. 1826 - 1834
Ngai Tahu leader

Te Whatanui ? - 1846
Ngati Raukawa leader

Te Whenuanui ? - 1907
Tuhoe chief, builder and carver

Te Wheoro, Wiremu Te Morehu Maipapa ? - 1895
Waikato leader, assessor, soldier, native commissioner, mediator, politician, diplomat

Te Wherowhero, Piupiu 1886/1887? - 1937
Ngati Mahuta woman of mana

Te Wherowhero, Potatau ? - 1860
Waikato leader, warrior, Maori King

Te Whiti-o-Rongomai III, Erueti ? - 1907
Taranaki leader, prophet

Te Whiu, Edward Thomas 1935 - 1955
Nga Puhi criminal, murderer

Te Whiwhi, Henare Matene ? - 1881
Ngati Raukawa and Ngati Toa leader, missionary, assessor

Te Wiata, Inia Morehu Tauhia Watene Iarahi Waihurihia 1915 - 1971
Ngati Raukawa singer, carver, artist

Temuera, Paora 1886/1887? - 1957
Ngati Whakaue Anglican priest

Tenetahi, Rahui Te Kiri ? - 1913
Ngati Wai and Ngati Whatua woman of mana, ship owner, land claimant

Tenetahi, Wiremu Te Heru fl. 1860 - 1902
Ngati Wai ship owner, trader, land claimant

Tiakitai ? - 1847
Ngati Kahungunu leader, trader

Tikao, Hone Taare 1850? - 1927
Ngai Tahu leader, scholar, politician

Tipoki, Te Hata 1880 - 1940
Ngati Kahungunu leader, land rights activist

Tiramorehu, Matiaha ? - 1881
Ngai Tahu leader, teacher, land protester, assessor

Tirikatene, Eruera Tihema Te Aika 1895 - 1967
Ngai Tahu farmer, marine engineer, Ratana leader, politician

Titokowaru, Riwha ? - 1888
Ngati Ruanui leader, military leader, prophet, peacemaker

Tohi Te Ururangi ? - 1864
Ngati Whakaue leader, assessor

Tohu Kakahi 1828 - 1907
Te Ati Awa and Taranaki prophet

Toia, Hone Riiwi 1858-1860? - 1933
Nga Puhi leader, prophet, religious leader, protester

Tomoana, Henare ? - 1904
Ngati Kahungunu and Ngati Te Whatu-i-apiti leader, military leader, newspaper publisher, politician

Tomoana, Paraire Henare 1874/1875? - 1946
Ngati Te Whatu-i-apiti and Ngati Kahungunu leader, sportsman, composer, newspaper publisher

Topeora, Rangi Kuini Wikitoria ? - 1865-1873?
Ngati Toa leader, peacemaker, composer of waiata

Topia, Heni Hoana 1898 - 1964 Te Whakatohea and Te Rarawa
community leader, teacher, musician, carver

Topia, Mereana 1862 - 1960
Te Whakatohea community leader, midwife, weaver

Tuaia, Pene Taka ? - 1889
Ngai Te Rangi warrior, military engineer, land protester

Tuhaere, Paora ? - 1892
Ngati Whatua leader

Tuhawaiki, Hone ? - 1844
Ngai Tahu leader, whaler, mariner, trader

Tuhuru Kokare fl. 1800 - 1847
Poutini Ngai Tahu leader

Tumutara, Eruera Hamiora 1859/1860? - 1930
Ngati Awa and Ngati Tuwharetoa Ringatu bishop

Tunuiarangi, Hoani Paraone 1843/1844? - 1933
Ngati Kahungunu and Rangitane leader, guide, interpreter, assessor, politician, writer

Tupaea, Hori 1879/1880? - 1944
Ngati Te Whatuiapiti, Ngati Kahungunu and Ngai Te Rangi leader, farmer

Tupaea, Hori Kingi ? - 1881
Ngai Te Rangi leader, mission teacher, assessor

Turei, Mohi ? - 1914
Ngati Porou leader, minister of religion, carver, composer of haka

Turikatuku ? - 1827
Nga Puhi woman of mana

Turoa, Te Peehi ? - 1845
Te Ati Haunui-a-Paparangi leader, warrior, composer of waiata

Turoa, Topia Peehi ? - 1903
Te Ati Haunui-a-Paparangi leader

Tutaki, Robert Panapa 1887/1888? - 1957 Ngati Kahungunu
shearer, trade unionist

Uru, Henare Whakatau 1872 - 1929
Ngai Tahu sportsman, farmer, native agent, politician

Uru, John Hopere Wharewiti 1868 - 1921
Ngai Tahu sportsman, farmer, native agent, politician

Vercoe, Henry Te Reiwhati 1884 - 1962
Ngati Pikiao horseman, soldier, farmer, community leader

Waaka, Te Kari 1916 - 1991 Ngati Pukeko and Tuhoe
Ringatu minister, community leader

Wahanui Huatare ? - 1897
Ngati Maniapoto leader

Wahawaha, Rapata ? - 1897
Ngati Porou leader, soldier, farmer, politician, assessor

Waitaoro 1848/1849? - 1929
Ngati Tama woman of mana

Waitere, Tene 1853/1854? - 1931
Ngati Tarawhai carver

Waititi, Hoani Retimana 1926 - 1965 Te Whanau-a-Apanui
teacher, educationalist, community leader

Waitoa, Rota ? - 1866
Ngati Raukawa Anglican clergyman

Waitohi ? - 1839
Ngati Toa and Ngati Raukawa leader

Warbrick, Alfred Patchett 1860 - 1940
Ngati Rangitihi boatbuilder, rugby player, tourist guide

Watene, Puti Tipene 1910 - 1967 Ngati Maru and Te Arawa
rugby league player, politician, industrial welfare officer

Wero Taroi fl. 1860 - 1880
Ngati Tarawhai carver

Whaanga, Hirini Te Rito 1828 - 1905 Ngati Rakai-paaka
Mormon missionary

Whaanga, Ihaka ? - 1875
Ngati Rakaipaaka leader, assessor, military leader

Whaitiri, Robert Agrippa Moengaroa 1916 - 1996 Ngati Mamoe, Waitaha and Ngai Tahu
guide, soldier, launch and tug master, factory manager, community leader

Whaitiri, Te Waari Kahukura 1912 - 1996 Ngati Mutunga and Ngai Tahu
master mariner, community worker

Whitu, Wi 1908 - 1983
Tuhoe cook, blacksmith, midwife, exhumer

Wi Repa, Tutere 1877 - 1945 Te Whanau-a-Apanui and Ngati Porou
doctor, historian, community leader

Winiata, Maharaia 1912 - 1960
Ngati Ranginui leader, Methodist minister, teacher, anthropologist, broadcaster, community leader

Winter, Frank David 1906 - 1976
Ngai Tahu leader, public servant, union official, political activist

Wright, Rumatiki Ruth 1908 - 1982
Ngati Kura Maori welfare officer, community leader

Wyllie, Kate ? - 1913
Rongowhakaata woman of mana

Yates, Ngawini 1852/1853? - 1910
Te Rarawa and Te Aupouri woman of mana, landowner, farmer, storekeeper

Zister, Rachael Ngeungeu Te Irirangi 1893 - 1997
Ngai Tai and Ngati Paoa woman of mana, secretary, community leader

 

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