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Māori leaders and heroes

There are many past and present Māori leaders and Māori heroes whose achievements and special qualities make them stand out in both the Māori and Pakeha worl... Entry last updated: 06/04/17

Māori history

Māori first arrived on the shores of Aotearoa New Zealand over 700 years ago (estimates range from 1250 to 1300 AD). They traveled by waka (canoe) from east ... Entry last updated: 29/05/19

Māori Land March 1975

On 13 September 1975, around 5000 people marched from Te Hāpua in the North Island down to Wellington. This Māori land march or hīkoi (march) led by Ngāpuhi ... Entry last updated: 29/05/19

Māori culture and customs

The arrival of Kupe in Aotearoa marked the beginning of Māori culture and customs in New Zealand. The early Māori were known to have established their own tr... Entry last updated: 30/08/17

Treaty of Waitangi (junior)

Te Tiriti o Waitangi, the Treaty of Waitangi was a treaty signed by British leaders and Māori chiefs. It was signed on 6 February 1840 at Waitangi. Entry last updated: 08/07/19

Dame Whina Cooper (1895 - 1994)

Dame Whina Cooper, of Te Rarawa descent, was born in 1895 in northern Hokianga. She is best known for leading the famous 1975 land march (also called a hīkoi... Entry last updated: 11/09/18

Hōne Heke (? - 1850)

Hōne Heke (Hōne Wiremu Heke Pōkai) was a Māori leader from the Ngāpuhi tribe, born in the early 1800s in the far north of New Zealand Aotearoa. He was known ... Entry last updated: 02/05/17

Parihaka

Parihaka was a Māori settlement in Taranaki around the 1860’s when New Zealand was a British colony, and land was being divided up and given to European sett... Entry last updated: 19/10/18

Sir Apirana Ngata (1874 - 1950)

Sir Apirana Ngata (1874-1950) was a Ngati Porou leader, lawyer and politician. He is famous for his work in Māori land development and reform, and for his su... Entry last updated: 24/05/17

Women's suffrage (New Zealand)

On 19 September 1893 New Zealand became the first self-governing country to enfranchise women or give women the right to vote. Voting rights for women or wom... Entry last updated: 07/04/17
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