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Portrait of Wiremu Pere


Portait of Wiremu (Wī) Pere, circa 1885.

A runholder and politician, Pere was of mixed Te Aitanga-a-Māhaki, Rongowhakaata and European descent. He represented Eastern Maori in the House of Representatives from 1884 to 1887, and again from 1893 to 1905.


Alexander Turnbull Library
Reference: 35mm-00189-B-F
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