Joe Hawke
Joseph Parata Hohepa Hawke, MNZM (born 1940), is a former New Zealand politician. He was a member of Parliament for the Labour Party from 1996 to 2002.
He was first elected to Parliament in the 19...
Annette Sykes
Annette Te Imaima Sykes (born c.1961) is a Rotorua activist and lawyer who fights for the rights of Māori tribes to be self-governing. Annette is ranked third on the joint Internet Mana list for the N...
Titewhai Harawira
Titewhai Harawira is a Māori activist and the mother of New Zealand politician Hone Harawira. She is affiliated with the Ngāti Hau and Ngāti Hine hapū of Ngāpuhi and Ngāti Wai. Harawira has been an ou...
Eva Rickard
Tuaiwa Hautai "Eva" Rickard (née Kereopa, 19 April 1925 – 6 December 1997) rose to prominence as an activist for Māori land rights and for women’s rights within Māoridom. She was born in Raglan, also ...
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Horomona Pohio
Horomona Pohio (1815–1880) was a New Zealand Māori leader, missionary, assessor and land protester. Of Māori descent, he identified with the Ngai Tahu iwi. He was born in Wainono, South Canterbu...
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Whina Cooper
Dame Whina Cooper ONZ DBE (9 December 1895 – 26 March 1994) was a respected kuia (Māori leader), who worked for many years for the rights of her people, and particularly to improve the lot of Mā...
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Tame Iti
Tame Wairere Iti (born c. 1952) is a high profile Tūhoe Māori activist in New Zealand. He grew up in the Urewera area, and in the late 1960s and 1970s he was involved in protests against the Vietnam W...
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Rawiri Paratene
Rawiri Paratene ONZM (born 1954) is a New Zealand stage and screen actor, director and writer. He is known for his acting roles in Whale Rider (2002) and The Insatiable Moon (2010).
Paratene was b...
Te Kooti
Te Kooti Arikirangi Te Turuki (Gisborne, c. 1832–1893) was a Māori leader, the founder of the Ringatu religion and guerrilla.While fighting alongside government forces against the Hauhau in 1865, he w...
Ranginui Walker
Ranginui Joseph Isaac Walker, DCNZM (born 1932 of Māori and Lebanese descent) is a Māori academic and writer living in New Zealand. He was educated at St Peter's Maori College, Auckland, Auckland Teac...
Meri Te Tai Mangakahia
Meri Te Tai Mangakahia (22 May 1868 – 10 October 1920) was a campaigner for women's suffrage in New Zealand.
Mangakahia was born in Lower Waihou near Panguru in the Hokianga valley. A member of th...
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Hone Harawira
Hone Pani Tamati Waka Nene Harawira is a New Zealand Māori activist and former parliamentarian. He was elected to the Parliament of New Zealand for the Māori electorate of Te Tai Tokerau in the 2005 g...
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Niniwa Heremaia
Niniwa Heremaia or Niniwa-i-te-rangi (6 Apr 1854 to 23 Mar 1929) was a Maori leader in New Zealand.In 1898 during Parliament’s Native Affairs Committee inquiry into Maori land legislation, she was the...
Donna Awatere Huata
Donna Lynn Awatere Huata (sometimes written Awatere-Huata, previously known as Donna Awatere; born 1949) is a former member of the Parliament of New Zealand for the ACT Party, former activist for Māor...
Dun Mihaka
Te Ringa Mangu Nathan Mihaka or Dun Mihaka is a Māori activist, author, and political candidate in New Zealand.Mihaka has been involved in a number of campaigns regarding Māori rights, and was involve...
Kelvyn Alp
Kelvyn Alp born 27 March 1971, was the leader of the Direct Democracy Party of New Zealand which stood in the 2005 general elections. He also stood for Mayor of Manukau in 2007. Alp stood in the 2011 ...
Rua Kenana Hepetipa
Rua Tapunui Kenana (1869–1937) was a Māori prophet, faith healer and land rights activist. He called himself Te Mihaia Hou, the New Messiah, and his messianic dreams for his people incorporated a ran...
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Tama Poata
Tama Te Kapua Poata (3 April 1936 – 9 November 2005) was a New Zealand writer, actor, humanitarian and activist. He was from the Māori tribe of Ngāti Porou. He was also known as 'Tom,' the translitera...
Angeline Greensill
Angeline Ngahina Greensill (born 1948) is a prominent Māori political rights campaigner, academic and leader.
Greensill is of Tainui, Ngati Porou, and Ngati Paniora descent, born in the late 1940s...