Ngata, Apirana Turupa (Sir), 1874-1950

Ngati Porou leader, land reformer, politician, scholar. Son of Paratene Ngata and Katerina Naki (or Enoka). Ngata married Arihia Kane Tamati (1879-1929). Following an education at Te Aute College and at Canterbury University, Ngata entered Parliament in 1905 as the MP for Eastern Maori; he held the seat until 1943. In that time, he served as Native Minister between 1928 and 1934 and led a programme of land reform and development; he also wrote Nga Moteatea (vols I-IV) and worked on other academic projects. He was knighted in 1927. See also article on his wife Arihia Kane Ngata in DNZB (Vol 3, 1901-1920, p363-364, N6). After Arihia died Ngata married Te Riringi Tuhou in 1932. When she died in 1948 Ngata married Hene Te Kira shortly before his death.

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