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Death of Honi Pihama.

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New Plymouth, April 3. < Honi Pihama, died at Parihaka on I Tuesday night, aged about 65 years. He was always friendly to the Europeans but when the war ofv 1860 broke out he decided;to go with-his people. In 1865 with about 300 natives he surrounded General Cameron in camp at Nuktunaru, and nearly succeeded in making him a prisoner. In 1866 Honi came in and afterwards did his best to promote peace i between the two races. In 1870 he acted I as guard when Cobb's coach, with Mr ' Fox in it, made the first journey through native territory. He eventually became proprietor of the coach, and carried the mail, and received a pension for his services. . '

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Death of Honi Pihama., Ashburton Guardian, Volume XII, Issue 2392, 3 April 1890

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Death of Honi Pihama. Ashburton Guardian, Volume XII, Issue 2392, 3 April 1890

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