Rangatira

Whakamārama

Ko te rangatira o te iwi, o te hapū, o te whānau rānei.

Scope note

People with chiefly status, the hereditary leaders of the iwi/tribe and hapū/subtribe. In modern times, Rangatira can also be used for contemporary leaders.

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