Rangitāne

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Rangitāne
Iwi of New Zealand
Rangitane guardians Palmerston North.jpg
Guardian ancestors of Rangitāne
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Rohe (region) Manawatû, Wairarapa, Horowhenua and Tamakī-nui-a-rua
Waka (canoe) Kurahaupo
Website www.rangitaane.iwi.nz

Rangitāne is a Māori iwi (tribe). Their rohe (territory) is in the Manawatū, Horowhenua, Wairarapa and Marlborough areas of New Zealand.[1]

Demographics[edit]

Rangitāne (Hawke’s Bay/Wairarapa)[edit]

  • 1991 census: 156
  • 2001 census: 1,197
  • 2006 census: 1,566
  • 2013 census: 2,217

Major regional locations

  • Wellington: 822
  • Manawatū–Wanganui: 543
  • Hawke's Bay: 288[2]

Rangitāne (Manawatū)[edit]

  • 1991 census: 330
  • 2001 census: 822
  • 2006 census: 1,281
  • 2013 census: 1,488

Major regional locations

  • Manawatū–Wanganui: 744
  • Wellington: 201[2]

Rangitāne (unspecified)[edit]

  • 1991 census: 3,003
  • 2001 census: 1,689
  • 2006 census: 1,569
  • 2013 census: 94[2]

Media[edit]

Kia Ora FM is the official radio station of the Rangitāne people. It began as Radio Rangitane, or Te Reo Irirangi O Rangitane, on 1 May 1992, and adopted its current name in the 2000s. It broadcasts from Palmerston North and is available on 89.8 FM in Manawatu.[3][4]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Rangitāne in Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand
  2. ^ a b c "4. – Rangitāne: Facts and figures". Te Ara: The Encyclopedia of New Zealand. Ministry for Culture and Heritage. Retrieved 6 March 2017. 
  3. ^ "Iwi Radio Coverage" (PDF). maorimedia.co.nz. Māori Media Network. 2007. Retrieved 14 June 2015. 
  4. ^ "Palmerston North". Welcome to the Radio Vault. New Zealand: The Radio Vault. 25 April 2009. Archived from the original on 27 November 2009. Retrieved 12 June 2015. 

Further reading[edit]

  • McEwen, J. M. Rangitane: a tribal history. Auckland: Heinemann Reed, 1990.

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