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Wiremu Parata

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Wiremu Parata


unspecified year in 183X – 29 Sep 1906


Wiremu Parata
Elected to Parliament as the member for Western Māori in 1871, Wiremu Parata, took part in several high-profile court claims over Māori land.

Events In History

17 October 1877

Chief Justice Sir James Prendergast’s statements when delivering judgment in the case of Wi Parata v The Bishop of Wellington would influence decision-making on Treaty of Waitangi issues for decades.

Portrait of Wiremu Te Kakakura Parata seated out side a raupo whare, probably at Karaka Bay, Seatoun, Wellington, circa 1890s.