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Maori King movement origins

  • Maori King movement origins

    In May 2008 Māori gathered at Ngāruawāhia to celebrate the 150th anniversary of the formation of the Kīngitanga, or Maori King movement. The current king, Te Arikinui Tuheitia Paki, was crowned in August 2006, following the death of his mother, Dame Te Atairangikaahu.

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  • Page 2 - OverviewOn 23 May 2006 the Māori Queen, Te Arikinui Dame Te Ātairangikaahu, celebrated the 40th jubilee of her coronation. She was the sixth Māori monarch and the longest