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  1. en.wikipedia.org › wiki › Te_RauparahaTe Rauparaha - Wikipedia

    Musket Wars. Wairau Affray. Te Rauparaha (c.1768 – 27 November 1849) [1] [2] was a Māori rangatira, warlord, and chief of the Ngāti Toa iwi. One of the most powerful military leaders of the Musket Wars, Te Rauparaha fought a war of conquest that greatly expanded Ngāti Toa southwards, receiving the epithet "the Napoleon of the South".

  2. It was translated into te reo Māori by the Dictionary of New Zealand Biography team. Te Rauparaha was the son of Werawera, of Ngāti Toa, and his second wife, Parekōwhatu (Parekōhatu), of Ngāti Raukawa. He is said to have been a boy when James Cook was in New Zealand. If so, it is likely that he was born in the 1760s.

  3. nzhistory.govt.nz › people › te-rauparahaTe Rauparaha | NZ History

    Feb 3, 2021 · From his base on Kāpiti Island, Te Rauparaha also controlled the northerners' invasion of the top of the South Island and launched devastating attacks against Ngāi Tahu as far south as Kaiapoi. In 1839 he sold land in Nelson and Golden Bay to the New Zealand Company and in 1840 he signed the Treaty of Waitangi – twice on different copies ...

  4. TE RAUPARAHA. ( c. 1768–1849). War chief of the Ngati Toa. A new biography of Te Rauparaha appears in the Dictionary of New Zealand Biography on this site. This famous chief of the Ngati Toa was born in 1768 or 1769, probably at Maungatautari, the home of his mother's people. He was the son of Werawera, a chief of the Ngati Toa, and, through ...

  5. www.wikiwand.com › en › Te_RauparahaTe Rauparaha - Wikiwand

    Te Rauparaha was a Māori rangatira, warlord, and chief of the Ngāti Toa iwi. One of the most powerful military leaders of the Musket Wars, Te Rauparaha fought a war of conquest that greatly expanded Ngāti Toa southwards, receiving the epithet "the Napoleon of the South". He remains one of the most prominent and celebrated New Zealand historical figures.

  6. Jan 7, 2024 · Te Rauparaha: Kei Wareware is a five-part podcast about the life of Te Rauparaha – a hero to some, a villain to others. The podcast follows the narrative of the account of Tamihana of the life of Te Rauparaha, with vivid descriptions of the rivals of Te Rauparaha, battle scenes, loves and faith. Nearly 175 years after his death, Te Rauparaha ...

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  8. 27 November 1849. Sketch of Te Rauparaha (Alexander Turnbull Library, QMS-0122-140A) The formidable Ngāti Toa leader had dominated Te Moana-o-Raukawa – the Cook Strait region – from his base at Kāpiti Island for nearly 20 years. Te Rauparaha spent the last year of his life at Ōtaki. By this time his influence had declined, in part ...