Tuesday, 7 June 2016

Famous Maori on Stamps

      For those who have accidently stumbled upon this page, this is a sub-index for our New Zealand Maori Index. It is our intention that it will soon become buried I this blog and only be accessed via the Maori Index.




Famous Maori People.


       Maori Leaders..

          Sir Apirana Ngata.    (Politician, statesman and scholar)
                     1980-1981 Definitives - Maori Leaders.
                                Represented the Eastern Maori electorate in the House of Representatives

          Bill Apiata.        (Military Soldier - VC)
                     2011  Victoria Cross.
                                 Bill Henry Apiata - 2004, Afghanistan.

          Dame Kiri Te Kanawa.       (Opera Singer)
                     1995 Famous New Zealanders.
                                 45c - 'Performing Arts.' Dame Kiri Te Kanawa.

          George Nepia.     (Rugby)
                     Rugby on New Zealand Stamps.
                                George Nepia was an outstanding rugby player from the 1920s.
                     Health Stamps - Part Three.
                                Featured on the 1990 Health Stamp issue.

          Hakopa Te Ata-o-tu.    (Maori Leader)
                    1980-1981 Definitives - Maori Leaders.
                                A warrior of high rank who was captured as a slave then late released.

       Pōtatau Te Wherowhero.   (First Maori King.)
                    2008 150th Anniversary of Kingitanga.
                                Issue marking this anniversary with quotes from the coronation ceremony.

         Tamati Waka Nene.    (Ngapuhi chief)
                    2015  175th Anniversary of the Treaty of Waitangi.
                                $2.50 - Ngapuhi chief Tamati Waka Nene is seen shaking hands with William Hobson, the first governor of New Zealand. 

         Te Hau-Takiri Wharepapa.  (Rangatira - Maori Leader)
                    1980-1981 Definitives - Maori Leaders.
                               Sailed to England in 1862 to meet Queen Victoria.

         Te Heu Heu Tukino IV    (Rangatira - Maori Leader)
                    1980-1981 Definitives - Maori Leaders.
                                Gave the three central North Island mountain to New Zealand.

          Ngarimu.           (Military Leader  VC)
                     2011  Victoria Cross.
                                Moana-nui-a-Kiwa Ngarimu - 26-27 March 1943, Tunisia.

          Princess Te Puea Herangi.   (Rangatira - Maori Leader)
                    1980-1981 Definitives - Maori Leaders.
                               Established the Turangawaewae Marae at Ngaruawahia.
                    Kupe and the First Maori Settlers.
                               Princess Te Puea Herangi organised the salvage and reconstruction of Maori waka.

       Dame Whina Cooper.     (Social Campaigner)
                    1995 Famous New Zealanders.
                              For more than 60 years she had worked tirelessly to create and maintain harmony between New Zealand's two races, always striving to find peaceful solutions to differences of culture and situation.


    
       Audra Potaka.
                    2016 Matariki - Kete.
                             Example of her weaving work.

       Buck Nin.
                    2015  Matariki - Kowhaiwhai.
                              'Banner Moon.'  From the series Land Protest 1975-1976 (reworked 1982)

          Cliff Whiting.
                    2014 Matariki - Papatūānuku and Ranginui.
                              Te wehenga o Rangi rāua ko Papa.

       Cori Marsters.
                    2016 Matariki - Kete.
                             Example of his weaving work.

      David Hakaria.
                    2018  Maui and the Fish.
                             David was the designer of this issue.

          Fred Graham.
                    2014 Matariki - Papatūānuku and Ranginui.
                              The separation of Rangi and Papa.              
                    2008  150th Anniversary of Kingitanga.
                             Three stamps celebrating the Maori King movement.

          Johnson Witehira.
                    2015  Matariki - Kowhaiwhai.
                               'Digiwhaiwhai'

          Kura Te Waru Rewiri.
                    2015  Matariki - Kowhaiwhai.
                              'Tenei au tenei au'  (This is me! This is me!)
                    2014 Matariki - Papatūānuku and Ranginui.
                              Te whakamamae o te wehenga.

          Kylie Tiuka.
                    2015  Matariki - Kowhaiwhai.
                              'Haki' from the series - Whakahokia mai te mauri.

          Manu Smith.
                    2000/2012 The Year of the Dragon.
                              Designer of the 2000 Maori Spirits and Guardians.

       Matthew McIntyre Wilson.
                    2016 Matariki - Kete.
                             Example of his weaving work.

          Ngatai Taepa.
                    2015  Matariki - Kowhaiwhai.
                              Part of the Te Hatete o Te Reo series.

          Phil Mokaraka Berry.
                    2014 Matariki - Papatūānuku and Ranginui.
                             Rangi and Papa.

          Pauline Kahurangi Yearbury.
                    2014 Matariki - Papatūānuku and Ranginui.
                             The children of Rangi and Papa.

       Pip Devonshire.
                    2016 Matariki - Kete.
                             Example of her weaving work.

          Rangi Kipa.
                    Heitiki - The Tiki.
                             Maori artist Rangi Kipa was commissioned by NZ Post to produce a Heitiki.

          Rangi Hetet.
                    Heitiki - The Tiki.
                              Maori Artist whose work was featured in the 2009  Matariki - Heitiki issue.

          Raponi.
                    Heitiki - The Tiki.
                             Renowned Maori artist commissioned to carve a Heitiki.

          Robert Jahnke.
                   2014 Matariki - Papatūānuku and Ranginui.
                             The Ranginui doorway.

          Sandy Adsett.
                   2015  Matariki - Kowhaiwhai.
                              Taona Marama (Night Lights of the City)


       Sonia Snowden.
                    2016 Matariki - Kete.
                             Example of her weaving work.

       Te Atiwei Ririnui.
                    2016 Matariki - Kete.
                             Example of his weaving work.

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