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Waikato–Tainui was the first iwi to reach an historial Treaty of Waitangi settlement with the Crown for injustices going back to the 1860s. The Deed of Settlement included cash and land valued at a total of $170 million.
The Queen meets the Māori Queen, Dame Te Arikinui Te Ātairangikaahu, in 1995
Maori rights campaigner Eva Rickard dancing at Moutoa Gardens, Wanganui. A group of protestors are seated in the background, 31 March 1995.
biography of protestor Eva Rickard
Biography of Te Puea Hērangi, granddaughter of the second Māori King. Te Puea was a prominent advocate for Tainui in the first half of the twentieth century.
In the 1850s, a movement was set up to appoint a Māori king who would unite the tribes, protect land from further sales and make laws for Māori to follow. Te Wherowhero became the first Māori king in 1858.
Tawhiao's father Potatau was the first Maori King, and on his death in 1860 Tawhiao inherited the kingship and the spiritual leadership of his people. He was king for the next 34 years, including the most turbulent period in New Zealand's race relations history.
Maori served in the First World War in the Native Contingent. At home, there was some strong Maori opposition to conscription.
In his recruitment waiata, 'Te ope tuatahi', Ngata made it clear that the replacement recruits that he and his colleagues had raised all came from the East Coast tribes of Mahaki, Hauiti, Ngati Porou, Te Arawa and Kahungunu.
Whitiora at the Māori King's Residence, Whatiwhatihoe
Tawhiao, of the Tainui hapu (sub-tribe) Ngati Mahuta, was born at the end of the Musket Wars between Tainui and Ngāpuhi. He was a Christian, was well versed in the ancient rites of the Tainui tribe, and had the status of a prophet.
Te Arikinui Dame Te Atairangikaahu reigned for over 40 years as Maori Queen. She succeeded her father, Koroki, on 23 May 1966 and died on 15 August 2006.
The Waikato-Tainui people and the Crown signed a Deed of Settlement in 1995. It included a formal apology for Crown actions in the wars of the 1860s that had brought devastation to the iwi.
Wiremu Tāmihana Tarapīpipi Te Waharoa was born around 1805, and was of Ngāti Hauā of the Tainui confederation. As a young man he took part in several war expeditions.
An American officer and a Tainui kuia (elderly woman) share food from a hangi at Ngāruawāhia in February 1943.
Visiting American servicemen and Tainui Māori watch the annual regatta and each other at Ngāruawāhia on 27 March 1943