Eruera Riini Manuera

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Eruera Riini Manuera OBE (6 January 1895–15 June 1990) was a New Zealand tribal leader, labourer and farmer. Of Māori descent, he identified with the Ngati Awa iwi. He was born in Te Waea, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand, on 6 January 1895.[1]

In the 1977 New Year Honours, Manuera was appointed an Officer of the Order of the British Empire for services to the Māori people.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Phillis, Onehou. "Eruera Riini Manuera". Dictionary of New Zealand Biography. Ministry for Culture and Heritage. Retrieved 2 February 2012. 
  2. ^ "No. 47104". The London Gazette (Supplement). 31 December 1976. p. 42.