Te Whakaware

Gisborne, New Zealand

The Life of Te Whakaware

Te Whakaware was born in 1729, in Gisborne, New Zealand. He had at least 1 son with Mrs Te Whakaware. He died in his hometown.

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Te Whakaware
Mrs Te Whakaware
Te Huka

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World Events (3)


Age 40

French explorer, Jean-François-Marie de Surville casts anchor at Spirit's Bay.

Age 40

James Cook, British explorer, makes his first visit to New Zealand. He claims parts of the country in the name of King George III.

Age 43

Marion du Fresne lands in the Bay of Islands and, yet again, claims the country for France, calling it France Australe (South France).

Name Meaning

‘River’; specifically, the Yellow River.

Dictionary of First Names © Patrick Hanks and Flavia Hodges 1990, 2003, 2006.

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