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Niniwa Heremaia

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6 Apr 1854 – 23 Mar 1929


Niniwa Heremaia
Through her battles in the Native Land Court, her abilities as a speaker, and her knowledge of whakapapa and tradition, Niniwa Heremaia qualified as a leader of Wairarapa Māori.
Group portrait at the wedding of Niniwa Heremaia and Tamaihotua Aporo in Wairarapa, circa 1900.