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date: 20 November 2019

Hongi Hikalocked

(1772–1828)
  • Angela Ballara

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Hongi Hika (1772–1828), Maori tribal leader and war chief, was, by his own account, born in the year of the death of the French explorer Marion du Fresne, 1772, near Kaikohe in central Northland in the North Island of New Zealand. He was the second of several children of ...

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