Mokena Kohere

Mokena Kohere (1812 4 March 1894) was a New Zealand tribal leader, assessor and politician. Of Māori descent, he identified with the Ngati Porou iwi. He was born in Rangitukia, East Coast, New Zealand.[1] He was a member of the New Zealand Legislative Council from his appointment on 11 October 1872 until his resignation on 25 April 1887.[2] Reweti Tuhorouta Kohere and Henare Mokena Kohere were his grandsons.


  1. Kohere, Rarawa. "Mokena Kohere". Dictionary of New Zealand Biography. Ministry for Culture and Heritage. Retrieved December 2011. Check date values in: |access-date= (help)
  2. Scholefield, Guy (1950) [First ed. published 1913]. New Zealand Parliamentary Record, 1840–1949 (3rd ed.). Wellington: Govt. Printer. p. 79.

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