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There are 50 names in this directory beginning with the letter P.
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

 

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