Watch: STOLEN LANDS— Betrayal of a Chief.

📸: Ten Canaries / RNZ

Stolen Lands - Betrayal of a Chief is the story of one of Aotearoa's most compelling and misunderstood historical figures. In a thrilling five-episode series, we will cover the accusations, injustice and conspiracy that took place in Ōpōtiki in 1865, which led to the unjust execution of Te Whakatōhea Chief Mokomoko.

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Guide Sophia

Mary Sophia Hinerangi Gray, also known as Te Paea, was the principal tourist guide of the Pink and White Terraces at Lake Rotomahana before the eruption of Mt Tarawera in 1886, and later guided at Whakarewarewa.

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Mita Taupopoki & Jean Batten

Two Leaders sharing 1 Breath - Chief Mita Taupopoki & our great  Aviator Jean Batton

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28th Māori Battalion - Robert "Bom" Gillies

The last surviving member of the 28th (Maori) Battalion. He enlisted in 1943 at the age of 17 (after giving a false birthdate) and served in Italy, surviving the gruelling Battle of Monte Cassino.  Bom recalls some of his memories from WWII.

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Lucy Takiora Lord

The only child of Kotiro Hinerangi and William Lord, was born at Kororareka (Russell), in northern New Zealand, and was baptised Lucy Elizabeth on 9 October 1842.

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Te Arikinui, Dame Te Atairangikaahu

appointed the first Māori queen, Te Atairangikaahu, in 1966

The first woman chosen to lead the Kīngitanga (the Māori king movement), she served as Māori queen for over 40 years, the longest reign of any Māori monarch.

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Mohi Tūrei

The biography  of a Ngāti Porou leader, minister of religion, carver and composer of haka

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Te Ruki Kawiti

Te Ruki Kawiti was a distinguished leader and great fighting chief of the Ngāti Hine hapu. Kawiti led his people against the British during the Northern War. He was an excellent strategist and tactician, and will forever be remembered as the architect of Ruapekapeka pā

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Taupiri Ngawaea Ihaka

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Hoani Hirone Pinker

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Maria Jane Falwasser

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Makura Georgina Kerei Pinker

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Taui Joseph Pinker

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Arthur Westmacott Falwasser

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Sharing our past with future generations

Māori Land Information & The Tangata Whenua Network provides a space for whānau to discuss or share knowledge, experiences, events, information, albums and more.  

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