wi tako

Personal details

Full Name:

  • Wiremu Tako Ngātata

Lifetime:

  • ?8 Nov 1887
Biography

Te Āti Awa leader Wiremu Tako Ngātata was one of the first Māori members of the Legislative Council. Here he opposed legislation threatening Māori possession of land.

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  • Main image: Wi Tako

    Wiremu Tako Ngatata (Wi Tako), circa 1870s. Photograph taken by Batt & Richards.