Ngawaka Taurua

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Ngawaka Taurua (?–1888) was a notable New Zealand tribal leader. Of Māori descent, he identified with the Ngāti Ruanui iwi.[1]

In the 1886 by-election in the Western Maori electorate, he came last out of five candidates.[2][3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Church, Ian. "Ngawaka Taurua". Dictionary of New Zealand Biography. Ministry for Culture and Heritage. Retrieved 23 April 2017. 
  2. ^ "Wanganui Herald". Wanganui Herald. XXI (6117). 11 January 1887. p. 2. Retrieved 16 March 2014. 
  3. ^ "The Western Maori Election". The Evening Post. XXXII (191). 30 December 1886. p. 2. Retrieved 16 March 2014.