james henare

Personal details

Full Name:

  • James Clendon Tau Henare


  • 18 Nov 19112 Apr 1989

James Henare was Ngā Puhi leader, soldier, farmer, and community leader. After the Second World War he helped set up the kōhanga reo programme and fought for recognition of Māori rights under the Treaty of Waitangi.

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  • Main image: James Henare

    James Clendon Henare, photographed circa 1945, by Stanley Polkinghorne Andrew.