Topic: Rev John Whiteley Memorial - 1923

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Whiteley Memorial, Pukearuhe 1923

 

 Whiteley Memorial 1923.

 

IN MEMORY OF

JOHN WHITELEY

PIONEER METHODIST MISSIONARY

 

WHO WAS KILLED ON THIS SPOT

13TH FEBRUARY, 1869

ERECTED BY HIS ADMIRERS

THROUGHOUT THE DOMINION

 

HE WHAKAMAHARATANGA

MO HONE WAITERE

APAKAKI MIHANERE

I PATUA KI TENEI WAHI

13 O PEPUERE 1869

 

(The memorial was removed in October 2006 as part of the Ngati Tama Treaty settlement. It was replaced by a memorial stone on the road reserve nearby on 18 July 2008. The plaque from the memorial has been retained by the Methodist Church)

Further reading: A Fraction Too Much Friction: Contested Heritage and the Whiteley Memorial, Paulette Wallace, Victoria University 2008. (TRCT993.482 WAL)

 

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Rev John Whiteley Memorial - 1923


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