john bryce

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  • John Bryce


  • 14 Sep 183317 Jan 1913

Native Minister who was in charge when 1600 troops invaded the settlement of Parihaka in November 1881

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People: Te Tangata Kōhuru – The Murderous Man

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    John Bryce (1833–1913) was born in Scotland, and arrived in New Zealand with his family in 1840. From humble origins, and self-taught, he entered local politics in 1859. In 1866 he was elected to represent Wanganui in the General Assembly.