Maori letters - The Waitara question

Te Iwa, Ritatona, active 1858; Ngapaki, Hohepa, active 1847-1861; Pake, Kiripata, active 1858; Tikare, Patihana, active 1858; Tupoki, Epiha Paikau, active 1858; Te Neke, Pinarepe, active 1858; Te Marau, Henare, active 1858; Awatea, Hutana, active 1858; Putiki, Aperahama, active 1858; Tamaka, Teretiu, active 1858; Te Ahu, Riwai (Rev), -1866

Includes copies of two letters in Maori about Waitara. The first letter is written by a young man from Waikanae who describes his observations about the Waitara dispute to his friends and relations at Waikanae.

The second letter is from several chiefs from Waikanae who dispute the right of Te Teira to dispose of land at Waitara which they claim an ancestral right to through the Ngati Tuaho and Ngati Hinga hapu.

Quantity: 1 folder(s).

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Partly restricted - Please use surrogate in place of original - Microfilm copies available in Katherine Mansfield Reading Room. Use MS-Copy-Micro-0677-19
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Williams family : Papers / 6 William Leonard Williams official papers
1 folder(s), Manuscripts
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