H T Whatahoro Jury - Whakapapa book

Matenga, Paratene, active 1862-1905; Hutana, Wi, active 1880s; Tamihana, Wi, active 1880s; Te Rangi-taka-i-waho, Te Manihera, -1885; Rutene, active 1880s; Ngatuere Tawhirimatea Tawhao, -1890

Contains whakapapa, boundaries of land blocks around Lake Wairarapa and statements of ownership, notes about the aftermath of the transfer of Lake Wairarapa to the Government and the distribution of the proceeds, a copy of a letter to Judge Butler of the Maori Land Court with regard to the transfer of Lake Wairarapa

Also contains narrative accounts of conflicts between Wairarapa people and Ngati Toa, Ngati Raukawa and Te Ati Awa in the 1820s and 1830s (including a reference to the Journal of the Polynesian Society), narrative accounts of conflicts between Waikato and Te Ati Awa, and narrative accounts about conflicts in the 1820s involving Ngati Kahungunu, Ngapuhi, Ngati Tuwharetoa, Rangitane, Waikato and Ngati Porou

Also contains information about traditional whare wananga and the migration from Hawaiki and subsequent settlements in New Zealand, a narrative about Ira, the ancestor of Ngati Ira, and a history of that hapu; also contains information about early contacts between Te Ati Awa and Pakeha whalers and traders

Includes an account of the capture of Metapere Te Waipunahau (Ngati Toa), mother of Wi Parata MHR, by Wairarapa Maori and the peacemaking between these tribes, and the later capture of Te Uamairangi and Te Kakapi-o-te-rangi of Te Ati Awa (Poneke) and their subsequent safe return to Te Wharepouri and Te Ati Awa. Also includes details of the invasion of Ngati Raukawa and Ngati Tuwharetoa of Te Roto-a-Tara, Heretaunga (Hawkes Bay) under the chiefs Te Momo-a-Irawaru and Te Heuheu. Includes mention of conflict between Te Ati Awa, Ngati Tama and Waikato culminating in the siege of Pukerangiora Pa, Taranaki.

Physical Description: Maroon boards, 33 cm., vol numbered 28

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Maori Purposes Fund Board : Papers / Series 9 - Hoani Te Whatahoro Jury papers
Manuscripts, Maroon boards, 33 cm., vol numbered 28
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