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DEATH OF A WELL-KNOWN MAORI.

On Sunday, Hone Paratene Tamanuialangi, at the age of 78 years, died at the Kaiapoi pa, St. Stephen's. He used to say ha* was about seven or eight years old when Kaiapohia feE. For some time he was whaling at Oashore with. 'Mr P. Ryan and Mr T. .Green, sen., and wae one of the pioneers on the West Coast in 1865, in quest of the gold. . He was - always fond of racing, and in matters con* nected with Kaiapoi native matters took a leading part. In May, 1868, he was the first representative in the General Assembly for the Southern Maori electoral district, beating Wi Nahira and Taaoati Kirene. Hβ has been succeeded by Tadaroa, Tainni, and Parata.. On several occasions Petersen, by which name he was known to the Europeans, .represented the South Island Maoris in their North Island councils, and was one, we believe, who represented this island in respect otafce King movement He leaves a widow to lament his decease. The funeral is expected to take place on Thursday, at the old native cemetery. *

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DEATH OF A WELL-KNOWN MAORI., Press, Volume LVI, Issue 10335, 2 May 1899

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DEATH OF A WELL-KNOWN MAORI. Press, Volume LVI, Issue 10335, 2 May 1899

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