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Hone Tawhai

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Full Name:

Hōne Mohi Tāwhai


1827 to 1828 – 31 Jul 1894


Hōne Tāwhai
A member of the House of Representatives, Hōne Mohi Tāwhai became disillusioned in the settler-dominated Parliament and helped set up an alternative Māori Kotahitanga Parliament.
Main image: Hone Mohi Tawhai
Head and shoulders portrait of Hone Mohi Tawhai taken by William Brickell Gibbs, circa 1880-1881.