The Original people of New Zealand- the last pure Moriori Moriori are the indigenous people of the Chatham Islands (Rēkohu in Moriori, Wharekauri in Māori), east of the New Zealand archipelago in the Pacific Ocean.  Tami Solomon (1884-1933), a sheep farmer of Te Awapatiki, Chatham Islands, picture in 1925 on his annual visit to Christchurch. He is remembered for being the last pure Moriori.

The Original people of New Zealand- the last pure Moriori Moriori are the indigenous people of the Chatham Islands (Rēkohu in Moriori, Wharekauri in Māori), east of the New Zealand archipelago in the Pacific Ocean. Tami Solomon (1884-1933), a sheep farmer of Te Awapatiki, Chatham Islands, picture in 1925 on his annual visit to Christchurch. He is remembered for being the last pure Moriori.

Moriori tribe, Chatham Islands

Moriori are the indigenous people of the Chatham Islands (Rēkohu .

Moriori - "In the first half of the 20th century it was thought the Moriori were a separate race who died out after the arrival of Māori. It is now accepted that Moriori settled the Chatham Islands from mainland New Zealand some time after 1300, possibly around the 1500s, and developed a distinct culture there. This drawing, by Rita Angus, depicts the clothing worn by a Moriori man." (From sourced site.)

Chatham Islands Moriori – Ideas of Māori origins

the Moriori genocide - Infogram, charts & infographics

the Moriori genocide - Infogram, charts & infographics

the Moriori genocide - Infogram, charts & infographics

From the early century, sealing and whaling around the Chatham Islands brought Moriori into contact with people from other countries and cultures.

The Genocide of Moriori

Who are the Moriori? Moriori are the indigenous people of the Chatham Islands or Rēkohu in their native language. They were Maori Polynesians that settled in the islands from New Zealand in the century.

Moriori in 1877

Moriori in 1877

The Genocide of Moriori

Who are the Moriori? Moriori are the indigenous people of the Chatham Islands or Rēkohu in their native language. They were Maori Polynesians that settled in the islands from New Zealand in the century.

Sello: Moriori (Nueva Zelanda) (New Zealand Heritage (2nd series).  The People) Mi:NZ 1071,Sg:NZ 1505

Sello: Moriori (Nueva Zelanda) (New Zealand Heritage series). The People) Mi:NZ 1505

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