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Hinerangi, Te Paea

1. (personal name) Guide Sophia (1830-34?-1911) Ngāti Ruanui; famous guide at the Pink and White Terraces at Lake Rotomahana, before the Tarawera-Rotomahana eruption in 1886, and then at Whakarewarewa.

(Te Māhuri Study Guide (Ed. 1): 34;)

I te pō o te 10 o Hune 1886, arā, i te pō o te hū, e 62 ngā tāngata i whakaruruhia e Te Paea i tōna whare i Te Wairoa (TTR 1994:25). / On the night of 10 June 1886, that is the night of the eruption, Sophia sheltered 62 people in her house at Te Wairoa.

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