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Kingitanga Quiz - Answers


When was the first Maori King crowned?
2 May 1858

Where was the king, who was also acknowledged as King Tawhiao III, born?
Whatiwhatihoe

Who was known as the Peace King?
King Tawhiao (the second Maori King)

Which chief from the East Coast was approached to be king?
Te Kani a Takirau

Who was the shortest reigning Maori monarch and how many years did they reign?
King Potatau Te Wherowhero (1st Maori King) - 2 years

Who was the longest reigning Maori monarch and how many years did they reign?
Te Arikinui Te Atairangikaahu (Maori Queen) - 40 years

Who, from Taupo, was also requested to be King?
Te Heuheu Iwikau (Tuwharetoa Paramount Chief)

Who was known as the King Maker?
Wiremu Tamehana Tarapipipi Te Waharoa

Where was the meeting held at which a post was erected to represent Tongariro?
Pukawa, on the shores of Lake Taupo

Who from Te Arawa was also asked to be King?
Temuera Te Amohau


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