Ko te Puea Hērangi he wahine rangatira nō Waikato. Nāna te marae o Tūrangawaewae i whakatū i ngā tekau tau 1920 me 1930. Ko tōna tino hiahia ko te hanga i tētehi kaupapa oranga mō te iwi. Kāore rātou i whai pūtea nā te rironga o ngā whenua i te muru raupatu i te tekau tau atu i 1860.
Te Puea Hērangi was an influential and effective Waikato leader who was largely responsible for the establishment of Tūrangawaewae marae during the 1920s and 1930s. Her aim was to build an economic base for her people, who had few resources following the confiscation of their land in the 1860s.
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Read about the Kīngitanga – the Māori King movement on Te Ara – the Encyclopedia of New Zealand.
Read about Te Puea Hērangi's role in Māori resistance to conscription in the First World War on NZHistory.
Updated on 23rd July 2015