Te Rangiipaia

Ngāti Porou

There are two women named Te Rangiipaia mentioned in Nga Moteatea (Pt. 1: 83). This citation focuses on Te Rangiipaia who was grand-daughter of the first Te Rangiipaia.


  • "He Waiata Tangi/ A Song of Yearning." Nga Moteatea (The Songs) A Selection of Annotated Tribal Songs of the Māori with English Translations. Comp. Sir Apirana Ngata. Pt. 1. 1928. 82-85. Rpt. Auckland, N.Z.: Polynesian Soc. 1959. Facsim. ed. 1972 (with the addition of Sir Apirana Ngata’s draft introduction of 1949 and a page of errata to 1959 edition, supplied by Mr Pei Te Hurinui Jones). Rpt. 1974. Rpt. Auckland, N.Z.: Polynesian Soc., 1988.
  • "He Titotito na te Māori te Waiata a te Rangipaia." Te Ao Hou 5 (1953): 55.
  • R. T. Kohere discusses a waiata by Ngāti Porou rangātira Te Rangiipaia and provides an English translation of the waiata.