Dictionary of New Zealand Biography

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There are 21 names in this directory beginning with the letter W.
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

 

Dictionary of New Zealand Biography