He was, indeed, a model of a rangatira, and well worth being described.
In his hand was his broad-axe; with it he must make his rangatira's river-boat.
Along this river I wandered for many days, but I found few of the rangatira's descendants.
A calm low voice now spoke close beside me, "She has followed her rangatira," it said.
The father was the principal chief of the kainga, and, as it turned out, cousin to Bent's rangatira Tito.
This happened many years before I came to the country, and when my rangatira was one of the most famous fighting men in his tribe.
The chief who claimed me was a good specimen of the Maori rangatira.
Troops of natives came from all directions to the korero with the rangatira nui, or great gentleman from England.
rangatira pakeha—A foreigner who is a gentleman (not a tutua, or nobody, as described above), a rich foreigner.
Through the creaming surges of Table Bay the rangatira is speeding on her southward course.