Wednesday, August 16, 2006

Maori Queen passes away

Dame Te Ata, one of the most influential and respected figures in Maoridom, died yesterday aged 75.

The longest-serving head of the Kingitanga movement, she died at Ngaruawahia's Turangawaewae Marae, where she was undergoing dialysis treatment.

Read the rest of the story here.

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