Wiremu Patara Te Tuhi was the second cousin of King Tāwhiao.  He served as editor of the printed newspaper, Te Hikoioi e Rere Atu Na; and used his position to argue for increased Māori sovereignty.  He also travelled to London with Tāwhiao as his secretary; after demonstrating much prowess in battle and support for the Kīngitanga movement.

Wiremu Patara Te Tuhi

Ingoa/Name:  Wiremu Patara Te Tuhi

Iwi/Tribe:  Ngati Mahuta

Rohe/Region:  Waikato

Marae/Meeting House: Taupiri 

Kaiwhakaahua/Photographer:  Unknown

DOB/DOD:  1825? - 1910

Burke Record Number:  9.2L350

Other Kaitiaki of this Rangatira:


Urupā site:  Mount Taupiri, Waikato