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There are 183 names in this directory beginning with the letter T.
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

 

Dictionary of New Zealand Biography