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Thomas Kendall was one of New Zealand’s first Christian missionaries. He pioneered the transcription of the Māori language, and also investigated how Māori understood the universe.
The site of the first Christian mission station in New Zealand.
In 1805 the Nga Puhi chief Ruatara left New Zealand on the whaling ship Argo with the intention of meeting King George III.
Thomas Kendall established the first mission school, but he was later suspended after admitting an adulterous affair with a Maori woman.
How Maori responded to the arrival of Wesleyan and Catholic missionaries in the Bay of Islands
Samuel Marsden was a key figure in the establishment of the first Christian mission in New Zealand.
A fanciful painting of the missionary settlement and Nga Puhi village at Rangihoua in the Bay of Islands, home of Ngapuhi chief Ruatara
Te Pahi was a prominent chief from Rangihoua in the Bay of Islands who was blamed for the Boyd incident.