Rangiuia was a chief priest of the Rawheoro School which held its last session in 1836.

Biographical sources

  • Ngata, Apirana. "The Origin of Māori Carving." Te Ao Hou 22 (1958): 37.


  • "He Waiata Tangi Mo Tuterangiwhaitiri./A Lament For Tuterangiwhaitiri." Nga Moteatea (The Songs) A Selection of Annotated Tribal Songs of the Māori with English Translations. Comp. Sir Apirana Ngata. Pt. 1. 1928. 222-225 (including notes). 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. Rpt. in Te Ao Hou 22 (1958): 35-36. Trans. Apirana Ngata.
  • This is a lament by Rangiuia for his son Tuteramai-Wahitiri, ‘makutued by the famous Matorohanga’. ‘Rangiuia composed this lament in the early part of last century.’ (Ref. Apirana Ngata. "The Origin of Māori Carving." Te Ao Hou 22 (1958):35).