Nōpera Te Rangiūia

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In 1840 more than 500 chiefs signed the Treaty of Waitangi, New Zealand’s founding document. Ngā Tohu, when complete, will contain a biographical sketch of each signatory.

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'Nōpera Te Rangiūia', URL: https://nzhistory.govt.nz/politics/treaty/signatory/9-25, (Ministry for Culture and Heritage), updated 22-Jun-2016

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Ngaio Wharehinga

Posted: 07 Dec 2018

Nopera was the oldest son of Arapeta and Hana (nee Espie) Rangiuia. Through his father he was a great grandson of Te Rangiuia, the last Tohunga of Te Whare Wananga o Te Rawheoro. Through his mother he descended from the senior lineages of Te Whanau a Te Aotawarirangi, Waima.