te puea herangi

Personal details

Full Name:

  • Te Kirihaehae Te Puea Hērangi, Te Kirihaehae Te Puea

Lifetime:

  • 9 Nov 188312 Oct 1952
Biography
Te Puea Herangi

Te Puea Hērangi was granddaughter of the second Māori King. She was a staunch opponent of conscription for Waikato during the First World War and a prominent advocate for Tainui.

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Events In History

  • 30 March 2004
    Historian Michael King dies

    Historian Michael King (aged 58) and his wife Maria Jungowska died in a car accident in south Waikato. King’s Penguin history of New Zealand became the most popular book of the year, and was the Readers’ Choice at the 2004 Montana New Zealand Book Awards. Read more...

Articles

Māori and the Second World War

  • Māori and the Second World War

    Despite some opposition, nearly 16,000 Maori enlisted for service during the Second World War. By 1945 the 28th (Maori) Battalion had became one of New Zealand's most celebrated and decorated units. But Maori contributed to the war effort in many different ways, at home and overseas.

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  • Page 1 - Maori and the Second World WarDespite some opposition, nearly 16,000 Maori enlisted for service during the Second World War. By 1945 the 28th (Maori) Battalion had became one of New Zealand's most celebrated

Māori War Effort Organisation

  • Māori War Effort Organisation

    The Maori War Effort Organisation was formed during the Second World War to assist with recruitment for the forces and war-related service.

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  • Page 3 - Difficult times When the Maori War Effort Organisation was established, the government had estimated that it would have a six-month life at a cost of £7,000. In 1943 Paikea asked that the

Māori and the First World War

  • Main image: Te Puea Herangi

    This photograph of Tainui-Waikato leader Te Kirihaehae Te Puea Herangi was taken about 1938.

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