Wednesday, 30 April 2014

On this day in 1848

Hori Kingi Tupaea, Watercolour attributed to Henry Harpur Greer
Image courtesy of Tauranga Library
On 30 April 1848 Chief Hori Kingi Tupaea (c1800-1881), principal chief of the Ngaiterangi, was baptised by Archdeacon Brown at Otumoetai.

References

Dates from list compiled by Jinty Rorke for Tauranga 1882-1982, The Centennial of Gazetting Tauranga as a Borough, (ed. A.C. Bellamy), published in 1982 by the Tauranga City Council

Tauranga Memories Kete, Tauranga Library
http://tauranga.kete.net.nz/tauranga_local_history/images/show/6287-hori-kingi-tupaea-c1800-1881
http://tauranga.kete.net.nz/tauranga_local_history/topics/show/1342-hori-kingi-tupaea-c1800-1881

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