Story: Waikato tribes

Sir Robert Te Kotahi Mahuta

Sir Robert Te Kotahi Mahuta

Sir Robert Te Kotahi Mahuta (1939–2001) was raised by King Korokī and was a foster brother of the Māori queen, Dame Te Ātairangikaahu. His long career in tribal and Māori affairs was distinguished by many achievements – including the settlement of the Waikato land claim. This was finalised in 1995, and an apology was endorsed by Queen Elizabeth II soon after.

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Te Ahukaramū Charles Royal, 'Waikato tribes - War and its aftermath', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 10 December 2016)

Full story by Te Ahukaramū Charles Royal, published 8 Feb 2005, updated 10 Feb 2015