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Āpirana Turupa Ngata

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Ko Tā Āpirana Ngata tētahi o ngā tangata tino rongonui o te motu. Ka mahi tahi ia me ngā rangatira o te motu me ō rātou iwi. Koia te mema Māori mō te Tai Rāwhiti, ā, ka rapu ia i te pūtea kawanatanga hei tautoko i te whakatipu whenua Māori. Ko tōna tino hiahia ko te whakakaha ake i ngā hapori Māori me te whakatairanga ake i ngā tikanga Māori.

Ngāti Porou leader and politician Āpirana Ngata is one of New Zealand's best-known figures. Working through traditional tribal structures and as MP for Eastern Māori, he pressed for state-funded Māori land development. His wider aim was to strengthen Māori communities and revive Māori culture.

Published on: 28 Jun 2013

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ISBN

  • Mobi: 978-0-478-39827-4

Further Information

This biography of Āpirana Turupa Ngata from the Dictionary of New Zealand Biography is available in te reo Māori and English. See also a shorter biography on NZHistory.

Read about Āpirana Ngata's influence on ahuwhenua – Māori land and agriculture on Te Ara – the Encyclopedia of New Zealand.

Read about the Ngāti Porou iwi on Te Ara.

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Updated on 23rd July 2015