peter buck

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Full Name:

  • Te Rangi Hīroa


  • 1877?1 Dec 1951

Biography of doctor, politician and anthropologist Peter Buck (Te Rangi Hīroa)

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Māori and the First World War

  • Māori and the First World War

    Māori reactions to serving in the First World War largely reflected iwi experiences of British actions in the 19th century.

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Māori in the NZEF

  • Main image: Hēnāre Kōhere

    More than 2500 Māori and Pacific Islanders served overseas with the NZEF during the First World War and 336 never returned. One of these casualties was Second Lieutenant Hēnare Mōkena Kōhere, a highly respected officer of the Ngāti Porou tribe, who died of wounds on 16 September 1916.