king koroki

Personal details

Full Name:

  • Te Rata Mahuta Tāwhiao Pōtatau Te Wherowhero Korokī

Lifetime:

  • 1908/1909?18 May 1966
Biography

The fifth Māori King, Korokī Te Rata Mahuta Tāwhiao Pōtatau Te Wherowhero struggled to maintain the dignity of the Kīngitanga and obtain recognition during his reign.

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Events In History

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The 1960s

  • The 1960s

    Five decades ago most Kiwis enjoyed a standard of living that was the envy of other nations. During the 1960s the arrival of TV and jet airliners shrank our world, and New Zealanders began to express themselves on a range of international issues, including opposition to the Vietnam War.

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  • King Korokī Te Rata Mahuta Tāwhiao Pōtatau Te Wherowhero with Reverend N. K. Kukutai of Te Kūiti in the background, circa 1949.

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