Ripeka Wharawhara Love
At age 15, Ripeka Love married Wi Hapi Pakau Love with whom she had ten children, seven surviving infancy. Two of the male children were Eruera Te Whiti o Rongomai Love and Makere Rangiatea Ralph Love. She was named an Officer of the Order of the British Empire in 1918.
- Ballara, Angela. "Ripeka Wharawhara Love". Dictionary of New Zealand Biography. Ministry for Culture and Heritage. Retrieved 23 April 2017.
- Brookes, Barbara (15 February 2016). A History of New Zealand Women. Bridget Williams Books. p. 116. ISBN 9780908321469.
- "Order of the British Empire". Otago Daily Times. 5 October 1918. Retrieved 31 October 2018.
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