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.


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

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