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Te Rangi Hiroa
1877?1 December 1951

Also known as: Peter Henry Buck.

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A group of old Thornton boys. Back: Sir Maui Pomare, M.D., D.S.O.; Ven. Archdeacon H. Hawkins, L.Th.; Sir Peter H. Buck (Te Rangihiroa), Kt., D.S.O., M.D., Ch.B., D.Sc., M.A. (Yale), F.R.S.N.Z., F.R.A.I. Front: Hamiora Hei, LL.B.; Sir Apirana Ngata, Kt., M.A., LL.B., D.Litt.; Rev. R. T. Kohere, L.Th Figure 2. Map of Tongareva showing islets, passages, land divisions, villages, and maraes. Based on a British survey of 1881. (Additions by K. P. Emory and Te Rangi Hiroa.) Figure 26.—Rakahanga eye shade (Bishop Mus., C3071): a, strip of coconut-leaf midrib bearing seven leaflets (1-7) with commencing check plait; lower leaflets (4, 5) have set width of band. b, band continued by bending in wefts 4, 5 and succeeding pairs as they reach edges; weft 6 marks length of band. c, weft 6 is doubled back to change direction and other wefts treated as shown on left; weft 6 again marks end of plaiting and other six wefts plaited in three-ply braid (8); an extra leaflet (9) … Figure 70.—Tattoo motifs from Aitutaki (a-e, recorded by Te Rangi Hiroa; f-i, recorded by Gudgeon). a, papavaro: continuous chevrons on abdomen and front of thighs, sometimes back. b, parepare: on shoulder, chest, and wrist, c, ruru: on wrists and forearms, d, manuta'i: vertical lines running down spine and oblique pairs running upward to mid-axillary line. e, tatatao: face pattern consisting of three series of three curved lines; first series above each eyebrow resembling Maori tiwhana motif, … Major Peter H. Buck (Te Rangihiroa), D.S.O., M.D. — Served with the First Maori Contingent, Gallipoli, 1915; Pioneer Battalion, Western Front, 1916-1918; New Zealand Medical Staff, 1918


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