Te Waharoa

Ngāti Hauā


Evelyn Stokes wrote "Te Waharoa ?-1838", an essay on Te Waharoa in The Dictionary of New Zealand Biography. 514-515.


  • "Te Waharoa to the Rev. A. N. Brown, Matamata, 1835." Journal of the Rev. A. N. Brown, 1835-1850. Rpt. in Such Things Were: The Story of Cambridge, N.Z. C. W. Vennell. Foreword by James Cowan. Dunedin, N.Z., Wellington, N.Z.: A. H. & A. W. Reed, 1939. 54. Rpt. in Māori Is My Name: Historical Māori Writings in Translation. Ed. John Caselberg. Dunedin, N.Z.: John McIndoe Limited, 1975. 29.
  • Te Waharoa compares the perpetuity of land and its productivity to the temporal nature of blankets, axes and iron pots that were given in payment for the land.


  • Stokes, Evelyn. "Te Waharoa ?-1838". Dictionary of New Zealand Biography, updated 22 June 2007 URL: http://www.dnzb.govt.nz/
  • The original version of this biography was published in the Dictionary of New Zealand Biography Vol. One (1769-1869), 1990: 514-515.
  • Wilson, John Alexander. The Story of Te Waharoa: A Chapter in Early New Zealand History Together With Sketches Of Ancient Māori Life And History. Christchurch, N.Z.: Whitcombe and Tombs, 1866. Rpt. 1907.