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Hongi Hika

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Ko Hongi Hika he pūkenga, he rangatira kaha i uru ki ngā pakanga o te pū okaoka. Nāna i rerekē te noho a ngā iwi, ki tēnā rohe, ki tēnā rohe, huri noa te motu.

Hongi Hika was a skilled and driven Ngāpuhi leader who became one of the pivotal figures of the musket wars. His actions led to a major redistribution of the Māori population, particularly in the North Island.

Published on: 28 Jun 2013

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ISBN

  • Mobi: ISBN 978-0-478- 39831-1

Further Information

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

Read about Hongi Hika's involvement in the musket wars (1810s–1840s) on NZHistory and Te Ara – the Encyclopedia of New Zealand.

Read about the Ngāpuhi iwi on Te Ara.

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Updated on 23rd July 2015