Kotaha Kawiti

about 1783–
Waiomio, Auckland, New Zealand

The Life of Kotaha

When Kotaha Kawiti was born about 1783, in Waiomio, Auckland, New Zealand, his father, Te Tawai, was 34 and his mother, Huuna Te Waero Te Mahara, was 37. He married Tawhiro Taruna about 1819, in Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He died in Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand, and was buried in Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand.

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Family Time Line

Kotaha Kawiti
Tawhiro Taruna
Marriage: about 1819
Moeanu Kawiti
Waiutukura Te Mana Kawiti

Spouse and Children


    Tawhiro Taruna


about 1819
Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand


    Moeanu Kawiti


    Waiutukura Te Mana Kawiti


Parents and Siblings



+8 More Children

World Events (8)

1787 · First Fleet and Founding of New South Wales

Age 4

"Per the instructions of King George III and Lord Sydney, Arthur Phillips organized an expedition to establish the first British Colony in Australia. ""The First Fleet"" set off on May 13, 1787, and arrived at the Botany Bay on January 18, 1788. The resulting New South Wales colony included a large stretch of eastern Australia and most of New Zealand."
1791 · Vancouver Expedition

Age 8

From 1791 to 1795, Captain George Vancouver of the British Royal Navy commanded a global expedition focused on exploration and diplomatic relations. In November of 1791, the crew landed at Dusky Sound, New Zealand, where they stocked up on supplies. The visit further cemented Britain's domination of New Zealand and Australia. The rest of the trip was full of unexpected problems and conflicts, resulting in only 6 out of 153 men returning home safely.

Age 32

First British missionaries arrive.

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