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Tāmati Wāka Nene

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This photograph of Tāmati Wāka Nene was taken around 1870 by Elizabeth Pulman. Nene was a renowned Ngāpuhi chief who mistakenly shot his relation dead for a crime he did not commit. Nene took on the man's son, Timoti, as an atawhai.

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