nireaha tamaki

Personal details

Full Name:

  • Nireaha Tāmaki

Lifetime:

  • 1935-37?3 Jul 1911
Biography

Nireaha Tāmaki, of Rangitāne and Ngāti Kahungunu, is perhaps best known for his bitter struggle to retain lands within the large Mangatainoka block, which the government was determined to purchase for railway construction.

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  • Main image: Nireaha Tamaki

    Portrait of Nireaha Tamaki, a leading Wairarapa rangatira wearing a kakahu (cloak).