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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Date: [1940-1977] From: McEwen, Jock Malcolm, 1915-2010: Papers Ref: MS-Papers-6717-005 Description: Letters from soldiers on active service including Howard, Taranto, Italy; typed copy of letter to Hoeroa from Ruatoria from Apirana Ngata (28 Dec 1947). Also...
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Date: 1944, 1972 From: McEwen, Jock Malcolm, 1915-2010: Papers Ref: MS-Papers-6717-061 Description: Two copies of the intrductory address (lecture one) by Sir Apirana Ngata at the opening of the Porourangi Maori Cultural School, Ruatoria, and lectures two a...
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Date: 1994 By: Gunson, Brian, active 1990; Raureti, Ngaromoana, active 1990 Ref: Eph-D-MAORI-1994 Description: Includes: City Gallery Wellington. Te Waka Toi, y'all! They stormed America. Now they are back. City Gallery from now to August 21 [1994] (Shows a Māori woma...
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Date: July 1950 From: New Zealand Free Lance : Photographic prints and negatives Ref: 1/2-127881-F Description: Quantity: 1 b&w original negative(s). Physical Description: Film negative
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