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Henare Balneavis

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Hēnare Te Raumoa Huatahi Balneavis


26 Mar 1880 – 13 May 1940


Hēnare Balneavis
Hēnare Balneavis became private secretary to Apirana Ngata, and continued in this role when Ngata became Native Minister. He went on to serve as private secretary to a number of Native Ministers, including W.H. Herries, Gordon Coates, George Forbes and M.J. Savage.
A group photograph of Maori leaders of Gisborne photographed about 1908.