True or false? Pōtatau Te Wherowhero was the first Māori king.

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1.True or false? Pōtatau Te Wherowhero was the first Māori king.

True or false? Pōtatau Te Wherowhero was the first Māori king.

2.True or false? Pōtatau Te Wherowhero was the first Māori king.

In April 1857, at Rangiriri, Pōtatau agreed to become king. He was crowned and anointed at Ngāruawāhia in June 1858. At his installation, many North Island chiefs laid their lands at Pōtatau’s feet.

3.True or false? Pōtatau Te Wherowhero was the first Māori king.

Te Wherowhero was born in Waikato towards the end of the eighteenth century. He was the eldest son of Te Rauangaanga and Parengaope, and belonged to the senior chiefly line of Ngāti Mahuta.

4.True or false? Pōtatau Te Wherowhero was the first Māori king.

The Māori King, Te Arikinui Tūheitia, speaks for all Māori people: False The Māori king is the leader of the Kingitanga movement. He is a descendant of Potatau Te Wherowhero, the first Maori king, from the Waikato. As a high-ranking ariki he, along with the institution of Kingitanga, is respected by many other iwi.

5.True or false? Pōtatau Te Wherowhero was the first Māori king.

King Potatau Te Wherowhero was a chief in the Waikato, and he had not signed the Treaty. King Potatau reigned only until 1860, when he was succeeded by his son Tawhiao. Following the death of the Maori Queen, Dame Te Atairangikaahu, her eldest son Tuheitia Paki (born 1955) became the seventh Maori Monarch.

6.True or false? Pōtatau Te Wherowhero was the first Māori king.

He was known as a man of peace and a visionary whose goal was economic self-sufficiency and stability for Māori. Tawhiao was descended from the rangātira of both the Tainui and Arawa canoes. Born at Orongokoekoe, in Northern Taranaki, Tawhiao’s mother was Whakaawi and his father, the first king, Potatau Te Wherowhero.

7.True or false? Pōtatau Te Wherowhero was the first Māori king.

Chronological table showing some of the origins of Potatau Te Wherowhero, the first Maori king. According to a tradition obtained from Rore Erueti, Hotuawhio and Motai were born in Hawaiki and their mother was pregnant with Puhaanga during the voyage.

8.True or false? Pōtatau Te Wherowhero was the first Māori king.

The so-called King Movement was a response to the increasing threat to the Maori land. In 1857 several tribes of the Waikato area of North Island elected as king Te Wherowhero, who reigned as Potatau I.

9.True or false? Pōtatau Te Wherowhero was the first Māori king.

The Kīngitanga or Māori King movement is one of the most enduring Māori institutions that emerged in colonial times, and one of the longest-running political institutions in New Zealand. Originating in 1858, it continued into the 2000s. Kīngi Tūheitia is the seventh successive sovereign since the inception of the Kīngitanga.

10.True or false? Pōtatau Te Wherowhero was the first Māori king.

1 Let this [Unity of] Māoritanga and this Accord sit under the Protection of Great King Edward Seventh. 2 Let the words and the tikanga [customary leadership] of Mahuta Potatau Tawhiao, i.e. the Māori King be upheld. 3 Let this unity take broad heed of the words and deeds of Te Whiti.

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