iwikau te heuheu tukino iii

Personal details

Full Name:

  • Iwikau Te Heuheu Tūkino III

Lifetime:

  • ?October 1862
Biography

A paramount chief of Ngāti Tūwharetoa, Iwikau Te Heuheu was an ardent proponent of Māori nationalism, supporting the movement to set up a Māori king.

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  • Portraits of four Maori in two groups by George French Angas, 1847. Mananui Te Heuheu and Iwikau Te Heuheu (sitting) are on the left, with the palisades of their pa, Te Rapa, at Taupo behind them. Apihai Te Kawau and his nephew Tamakihi Te Rewiti are on the right, with the wall of a whare and a view of Orakei Bay, Auckland, behind them.