Hone Riiwi Toia

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Hone Riiwi Toia (1858–1933) was a notable New Zealand tribal leader, prophet, religious leader and protester. Of Māori descent, he identified with the Nga Puhi iwi. He was born in Waimate North, Northland, New Zealand in about 1858.[1]

He led and was imprisoned for his part in the tax revolt sometimes called the Dog Tax War.


  1. ^ Ballara, Angela. "Hone Riiwi Toia". Dictionary of New Zealand Biography. Ministry for Culture and Heritage. Retrieved December 2011.  Check date values in: |access-date= (help)