RC2009/2/07/09 - Para Watene and Taonui

Taonui (deceased)

A chief of equal rank to Wahanui of Ngatimaniapoto, with whom he was very closely related. He fought against the Government in the Waikato wars. He had a great deal of the old style of Maori rangatira about him. Was generous and hospitable to a fault. He was considered to be a brave man, and also a good diplomat. After the war he lived quietly at Te Kuiti until his death.


Pare Watene. (deceased)

A daughter of the late Hemi Watene of Ngatimaru of Thames. There is nothing particular to record about her of her ancestors.



11 AUG 98


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