te rangitopeora

Personal details

Full Name:

  • Te Rangitopeora

Lifetime:

  • ?1865-1873?
Biography

A signatory to the Treaty of Waitangi, Rangi Topeora was often referred to as the Queen of the South. She was a noted composer and mediator, and rejected European clothing throughout her life.

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  • Main image: Te Rangitopeora

    Portrait of Te Rangitopeora taken by an unknown photographer, circa 1840.