Te Peeti Te Aweawe

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Aweawe memorial in Palmerston North

Te Peeti Te Aweawe (c. 1820 – 30 June 1884) was a New Zealand tribal leader. Of Māori descent, he identified with the Rangitāne iwi. He was instrumental in the sale of Palmerston North district to the government in 1865.[1] His memorial in The Square in Palmerston North is registered by the New Zealand Historic Places Trust as a Category II structure, with registration number 1272.[2]


  1. ^ Durie, Mason. "Te Peeti Te Aweawe". Dictionary of New Zealand Biography. Ministry for Culture and Heritage. Retrieved 24 January 2012.
  2. ^ "Te Peeti Awe Awe Memorial". Register of Historic Places. Heritage New Zealand. Retrieved 10 February 2014.