Niurangi Puriri

about 1830–
New Zealand

The Life of Niurangi

Niurangi Puriri was born about 1830, in New Zealand as the daughter of Puriri and Riripeti Pohe. She had at least 2 sons and 1 daughter.

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Parents and Siblings

    Puriri

    Male1726–Male

    Riripeti Pohe

    FemaleFemale

siblings

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World Events (3)

1834 · The United Tribes of New Zealand Flag

Age 4

A confederation of Maori tribes was convened in 1834 by James Busby, a British Resident who had been sent to New Zealand to set up a framework for trade between the Māori and Europeans. The Flag which they used was a mix between the St. George’s Cross and in the top left corner another smaller St. Georges Cross with four eight pointed stars representing the Holy Cross stars in the Southern Hemisphere. This design is still being used today as the official flag of the United Tribes of New Zealand.
1840

Age 10

The Maori sign the Treaty of Waitangi giving control to the British in exchange for protection and guaranteed Maori possession of their lands.
1840 · New Zealands first Capital

Age 10

Okiato, today's Russell, was surveyed directly after the Treaty of Waitangi was signed and became a landing post for travelers coming from New South Wales, Australia. It was thought to be the first Capital of New Zealand before it became its own separate colony in 1841. 

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