Dictionary of New Zealand Biography

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There are 30 names in this directory beginning with the letter R.
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

 

Dictionary of New Zealand Biography