Riperata Kahutia

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Riperata Kahutia (c.1839–10 June 1887) was a New Zealand tribal leader. Of Māori descent, she identified with the Te Aitanga-a-Mahaki iwi. She was born in Makauri or Taruheru, East Coast, New Zealand on c.1839. She is remembered as one of the original landowners of the area which is now Gisborne.[1]


  1. ^ R. De Z. Hall and Steven Oliver. "Riperata Kahutia". Dictionary of New Zealand Biography. Ministry for Culture and Heritage. Retrieved 23 April 2017.