Te Rauparaha

/ (teɪ ˈrəʊpɑːˌrɑːhɑː) /


noun
  1. ?1768–1849, Māori warrior chief, head of the Ngāti Toa tribe and signatory to the Treaty of Waitangi; noted for his cunning and his prowess in battle, he is also credited with composing "Ka Mate", the All Blacks' usual pre-match haka

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How to use Te Rauparaha in a sentence

  • No criticism of Te Rauparaha is sound which represents him as wholly bad.

    An Old New Zealander | T. Lindsay Buick
  • Unfortunately but little is known of Te Rauparaha's boyhood.

    An Old New Zealander | T. Lindsay Buick
  • Meantime, Te Rauparaha lay waiting for the enemy, who never came.

    An Old New Zealander | T. Lindsay Buick
  • But the ingenuity of Tuwhare and Te Rauparaha was equal to an emergency of that kind.

    An Old New Zealander | T. Lindsay Buick
  • This delay was fatal to their design, but fortunate for Te Rauparaha.

    An Old New Zealander | T. Lindsay Buick