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Cook Islands
 
[Cook Islands
                            1893-1901]
                        1893 - 11 Jun 1901
 
[Cook Islands
                            flag of British Resident 1895-1901]
          1895 - 11 Jun 1901  British Resident's flag 
 
[New Zealand]
                    11 Jun 1901 - 24 Jan 1974
 
[Cook Islands
                            1974-1979 (Green Ensign)]
                    24 Jan 1974 - 4 Aug 1979
 
[Cook Islands]
                       Adopted 4 Aug 1979

Map of the Cook Islands
Hear National Anthem
 "God Save the Queen"
Hear Local Anthem
"Te Atua Mou E"
(To God Almighty)

Adopted 5 Jun 1981
Constitution
(4 Aug 1965, 6 Apr 1982)
Capital: Avarua 
Currency: Cook Islands Dollar (CKD) (from 1987); New
Zealand
Dollar (NZD) 
National Holiday: 4 Aug (1965)
Constitution Day
Population: 10,447 (2013)
GDP: $275 million (2011)
Exports: $4.1 million (2011)
Imports: $83.4 million (2011) 
Ethnic groups: Cook Island Maori (Polynesian) 81.3%,
part Cook Island Maori 6.7%, other 11.9% (2011)
Total Police Force: 500 (2012)
Defense is the Responsibility of New Zealand
(in consultation with Cook Islands and at its request)
Merchant marine: 35 ships (2010)
Religions: Protestant 62.8% (Cook Islands Christian
Church 49.1%, Seventh-Day Adventist 7.9%, Assemblies of
God 3.7%, Apostolic Church 2.1%), Roman Catholic 17%,
Mormon 4.4%, other 8%, none 5.6%, no response 2.2% (2011)
International Organizations/Treaties: ACP, ADB, AOSIS, APM, BTWC, C (associate), CCM (signatory), CWC, FAO, ICAO, ICCt, ICRM, IFAD, IFRCS, ILO, IMO, IMSO, IOC, ISA, ITUC, KP, OPCW, PC, PIF, UNCLOS, UNESCO, UNFCC, UPU, WHO, WIPO, WMO
Cook Islands Index
Chronology

20 Aug 1595                Pukapuka sighted by Spanish Capt. Álvaro de
                             Mendaña
y Neyra and is named San Bernardo.
 
2 Mar 1606                Rakahanga sighted by Spanish Capt. Pedro
                             Fernandes de Queirós and named Peregrina.
21 Jun 1765
               Pukapuka re-sighted by British Commodore John Byron
                             and named Danger Island.
23 Sep 1773                Manuae sighted by British Commander James Cook  
                             aboard HMS Resolution, and named
Hervey's Island,
                            
the  name is later applied to the whole group.
16 Jun 1774                Avarau visited by British Commander James Cook and
                             named
Palmerston Island.
29 Mar 1777                Mangaia
sighted by British Capt. James Cook.
31 Mar 1777                Atiu (and Takutea on 4 Apr 1777)
first visited by
                             British Capt. James Cook and recorded as Wautieu.
 8 Aug 1788                Tongareva visited by British Capt. William Cropton
                             Sever aboard Lady
Penrhyn, named Penrhyn's Island
11 Apr 1789                Aitutaki discovered by British Capt. William Bligh
                             and
recorded as Whytootackee.
 3 Apr 1796                Pukapuka visited by American Capt. Ebenezer Dorr
                             and named Otter's Island.
Sep/Oct 1813              
Rarotonga sighted British Capt. Theodore Walker on
                            
Endeavour, later it is called Walker's Island.
 7 Aug 1820                Rakahanga re-visited by Russian Capt. Fabian
                             Gottlieb von Bellingshausen and named Grand Duke
                             Alexander Island.
13 Oct 1822                Manihiki
sighted by American Capt. Patrickson and
                             named Humphrey's Island.
19 Jul 1823                Mitiaro (and Mauke on 23 Jul 1823) sighted by
                             British missionary John Williams.

20 Sep 1888                British protectorate declared following petition
                             of 16 May 1888.

22 Apr 1891                Protectorate of the Cook Islands implemented (by
                             proclamation of 4 Apr 1891).
 5 Jun 1891                Cook Islands Federation.

15 Mar 1893 - 11 Jun 1901  Part of the British Western Pacific Territories.
 
6 Sep 1900                Cook Islands petition to be annexed to the U.K.
 
8 Oct 1900                Cook Islands ceded to and annexed by U.K.
11 Jun 1901                Cook Islands and Niue (i.e. rectangular areas
                             between 8 degrees South, 167 degrees West and 23
                             degrees South, 156 degrees and between 17 degrees
                             South, 170 degrees West and 23 decrees South,
                             167 degrees West) incorporated into
New Zealand
                             (by order in council of 13 May 1901)
.
 1 Apr 1916                Administration of Cook Islands defined and Minister
                             for the Cook Islands made responsible.
12 Oct 1946                Legislative Council of the Cook Islands established
                             (reorganized as Legislative Assembly 1 Sep 1958).
 1 Apr 1959                Administration of Cook Islands re-defined;
                             Executive Committee for the Cook Islands created.
 5 Dec 1962                Delegation of Resident Commissioners functions to
                             Executive Committee authorized. 
 4 Aug 1965                Cook Islands self-governing (territory in free

                             association with New Zealand)(Cook Islands).
31 Oct 1968                Responsibility for Cook islands transferred to
                             Maori and Island Affairs Department (from 8 Nov
                             1974, the Minister of Foreign Affairs).
11 Jun 1980               
U.S. claim over Pukapuka (Danger), Manahiki,
                             Rakahanga and Penrhyn dropped; maritime boundary
                             between American Samoa and Cook Islands is
                             determined (ratified 8 Sep 1983).

Avarua
(Rarotonga)
Mangaia
(Auau Enua)

 
 
 
 
 

British Residents
20 Sep 1888 - 22 Apr 1891  Richard Exham (acting)             (b. 1848 - d. 1915)
22 Apr 1891 - 12 Sep 1898  Frederick Joseph Moss              (b. 1828 - d. 1904)
21 Sep 1891 - 19 May 1892  .... (acting)
12 Sep 1898 - 10 Jun 1901  Walter Edward Gudgeon              (b. 1841 - d. 1920)

New Zealand Resident Commissioners, Rarotonga

11 Jun 1901 - 14 Jul 1909  Walter Edward Gudgeon              (s.a.)
14 Jul 1909 - 1912         James Eman Smith                   (b. 1863 - d. 1916)
1912 - Mar 1913            Charles E. McCormack (acting)           
Mar 1913 - 23 Dec 1915     Henry William Northcroft           (b. 1844 - d. 1923)

23 Dec 1915 - 12 Jan 1916  .... (acting)   
12 Jan 1916 - 31 Mar 1916  Frederick William Platts           (b. 1865 - d. 1941)
Resident Commissioners of Rarotonga

 1 Apr 1916 - Jan 1921     Frederick William Platts           (s.a.)

Feb 1921 - Oct 1922        John George Lewis Hewitt           (b. 1872 - d. 1958)
13 Oct 1922 - Jun 1937     Hugh Fraser Ayson (1st time)       (b. 1884 - d. 1948)
Jun 1937 - Jul 1938        Stephen John Smith                 (b. 1887 - d. 1948)
Jul 1938 - 16 Mar 1944     Hugh Fraser Ayson (2nd time)       (s.a.)
15 Sep 1943 - Aug 1951     William Tailby                     (b. 1896 - d. 1975)
                            
(acting [for Ayson to 16 Mar 1944] to 1 Apr 1944) 
Aug 1951 - Feb 1952        .... (acting)
Feb 1952 - 31 Mar 1959     Geoffrey Nevill                    (b. 1900 - d. 1972)
Resident Commissioners of the Cook Islands
 1 Apr 1959 - 1961         Geoffrey Nevill                    (s.a.)

1961 -  3 Aug 1965         Albert Oliver Dare                 (b. 1917 - d. 1982)
Queen¹
 
4 Aug 1965 -              the Queen of the New Zealand
High Commissioners of the Cook Islands

 4 Aug 1965 - 18 Nov 1965  Albert Oliver Dare                 (s.a.)
18 Nov 1965 - 16 Nov 1972  Leslie James Davis                 (b. 1926 - d. 1997)
16 Nov 1972 - 16 Dec 1974  George James Brocklehurst          (b. 1906 - d. 1987)
16 Dec 1974 - 15 Oct 1975  James Joseph Warnell Little        (b. 1931 - d. 2013)
                             (acting)
15 Oct 1975 -  6 Apr 1982  Gaven John Donne (acting)          (b. 1914 - d. 2010)
                             (from 30 Dec 1978, Sir Gaven John Donne)
Queen's Representatives
 
6 Apr 1982 - 18 Sep 1984  Sir
Gaven John Donne               (s.a.)
                             (acting to 26 Jun 1982)

18 Sep 1984 - 19 Dec 1984  Sir Graham Davies Speight (acting) (b. 1921 - d. 2008)
19 Dec 1984 - 19 Dec 1990  Tangaroa Tangaroa                  (b. 1921 - d. 2009)
                             (from 4 Mar 1987, Sir Tangaroa Tangaroa) 
19 Dec 1990 - 14 Nov 2000  Apenera Pera Short                 (b. 1916 - d. 2011) 
                             (from 14 Jun 1997, Sir Apenera Pera Short)
14 Nov 2000 -  9 Feb 2001  Lawrence Murray Greig (acting)
 9 Feb 2001 - 27 Jul 2013  Frederick "Fred" Goodwin           (b. 193.)
                             (from 12 Jun 2004, Sir Frederick Goodwin)
27 Jul 2013 -              Tom John Marsters                  (b. 1945)

Ariki, Chief of the Government
 5 Jun 1891 - 11 Jun 1901  Makea Takau (f)                    (b. 1839? - d. 1911) Non-party
Leaders of Government Business
 9 Nov 1963 - 10 May 1965  Dick Charles Brown                 (b. 1905? - d. 1969) UPP
10 May 1965 -  3 Aug 1965  Manea Tamarua                      (d. ....)            CIP
Premiers

 4 Aug 1965 - 25 Jul 1978  Albert Royle Henry                 (b. 1907 - d. 1981)  CIP
                             (from 1 Jan 1974, Sir Albert Royle Henry)
25 Jul 1978 -  5 Jun 1981  Thomas "Tom" Robert Alexander      (b. 1917 - d. 2007)  DP
                            
Harries Davis
Prime ministers

 
5 Jun 1981 - 12 Apr 1983  Thomas "Tom" Robert Alexander      (s.a.)               DP
                             Harries Davis (1st time)
                            
(from 31 Dec 1980, Sir Thomas Robert
                             Alexander
Harries Davis)
12 Apr 1983 -  2 Aug 1983  Geoffrey Arama Henry (1st time)    (b. 1940 - d. 2012)  CIP
 
2 Aug 1983 - 18 Aug 1983  Vacant
19 Aug 1983 - 16 Nov 1983  Geoffrey Arama Henry
(2nd time)    (s.a.)               CIP
16 Nov 1983 - 29 Jul 1987  Sir Thomas "Tom" Robert Alexander  (s.a.)               DP
                            
Harries Davis (2nd time)
29 Jul 1987 -  1 Feb 1989  Pupuke Robati                      (b. 1925 - d. 2009)  DP

 1 Feb 1989 - 29 Jul 1999  Geoffrey Arama Henry (3rd time)    (s.a.)               CIP
                             (from 13 Jun 1992, Sir Geoffrey Arama Henry
29 Jul 1999 - 18 Nov 1999  Joseph "Joe" Williams              (b. 1934)            CIP
18 Nov 1999 - 11 Feb 2002  Terepai Tuamure Maoate             (b. 1934 - d. 2012)  DAP
11 Feb 2002 - 11 Dec 2004  Robert Philip Woonton              (b. 1949)            DAP
14 Dec 2004 - 30 Nov 2010  Jim Marurai                        (b. 1947)            DTP;2005:
                                                                                  CIFP;2006 DP

30 Nov 2010 -              Henry Tuakeu Puna                  (b. 1949)            CIP


New Zealand Representatives in the Cook Islands
15 Oct 1975 - 10 Feb 1976  John Graeme Ammundsen (acting)     (b. c.1941)

10 Feb 1976 - 21 May 1978  Terence Christopher O'Brien        (b. 1936)
21 May 1978 - 16 Feb 1980  Brian William Peter Absolum        (b. 1938)
16 Feb 1980 - 17 Mar 1982  Lindsay Johnstone Watt             (b. 1939)
17 Mar 1982 -  1 Apr 1985  Paul John Alexander Tipping        (b. 1944)
 1 Apr 1985 - 12 Dec 1987  Lance A. Beath
12 Dec 1987 - 22 Nov 1991  Adrian George Simcock
22 Nov 1991 -
30 Jun 1993  Timothy Bruce Caughley             (b. 1947)
H
igh Commissioners for New Zealand in the Cook Islands
 
1 Jul 1993 - 16 Feb 1994  Timothy Bruce Caughley             (s.a.)
16 Feb 1994 - Feb 1997     Darryl John Dunn

Feb 1997 - Jul 1998        James Loudon Kember
Jul 1998 -  6 Jul 2001     Robert "Rob" Carey Moore-Jones     (b. c.1971)
 6 Jul 2001 - 29 Aug 2005  Kurt Meyer
 6 Sep 2005 - 21 Feb 2008  John Bryan
21 Feb 2008 - 17 Aug 2008  Brian Donnelly                     (b. 1949 - d. 2008)
25 Aug 2008 - 15 Jan 2009  Sophie Vickers (f)(acting)         (b. 1979?)
15 Jan 2009 - 15 Nov 2009  Tia Barrett                        (b. 1947 - d. 2009)
15 Nov 2009 - Mar 2010     Nicola Ngawati (f)(acting)
Mar 2010 - 31 Jul 2011     Linda Te Puni (f)
                             (acting to 14 Jul 2010)
 1 Aug 2011 - Jul 2013     John McGregor Carter               (b. 1950)
Jul 2013 - 14 Dec 2014     Joanna Kempkers (f)                (b. 1971?)
14 Dec 2014 - Apr 2015     Aimee Jephson (f) (acting)
Apr 2015 -                 Nicholas "Nic" J. Hurley

 ¹The style of the ruler: "By the Grace of God, Queen of New Zealand and Her other Realms and Territories, Head of the Commonwealth, Defender of the Faith."

Party abbreviations: CIP = Cook Islands People's Party (pro-self-government, conservative, est.Nov 1964); DP = Democratic Party (liberal, CIP opposition, 1971-1997, divided into majority DAP and minority New Alliance Party, re-est.2003);
- Former Parties: CIFP = Cook Islands First Party (Jim Marurai personalist, former DTP, 2005-2006, merged into DP); DAP = Democratic Alliance Party (centrist, split from DP, 1997-2003, merged into DP); DTP = Demo Tumu Party (True Democratic Party, split from DP, Nov 2004-2005, renamed CIFP); UPP = United Political Party (mainly businessman's group, 1963?-1965)



Avarua (Rarotonga)
 
[Rarotonga flag
                          1858-1888]
                           c.1858 - 1888
[Rarotonga
                          (Cook Islands) flag 1888-1893]
                            1888 - 1893

Te Au o Tonga Vaka

High Chiefs (title Ariki)
[- Senior Line -]
- Ngāti Karika dynasty -

1... - 1...                Makea Karika  
1... - 1...                Makea Putakiteta'i  
1... - 1...                Makea Te Ariki 'Akamataku 
1... - 1...                Makea Te Ariki 'Akamarū 
1... - 1...                Makea Te Atua Rereva'o 
143. - 145.                Makea Ite'au                       (b. 14.. - d. 145.)
145. - 147.                Makea No'omārie                    (b. 14.. - d. 147.)
147. - 149.                Makea Tamāpuretū                   (b. 14.. - d. 149.)
149. - 151.                Makea 'Aurango (Te Ānuanua)        (b. 14.. - d. 151.)
151. - 153.                Makea Te Konako                    (b. 14.. - d. 153.)
153. - 155.                Makea Te Tā'iti                    (b. 15.. - d. 155.)
155. - 156.                Makea Te 'Ina'ina                  (b. 15.. - d. 156.)
156. - 157.                Makea Te Ta'u'ira                  (b. 15.. - d. 157.)
157. - 158.                Makea Te Rātū                      (b. 15.. - d. 158.)
158. - 159.                Makea Rongo'oe ('Ape'apetini)      (b. 15.. - d. 159.)
159. - 160.                Makea Teina                        (b. 15.. - d. 160.)
160. - 162.                Makea Tumupū                       (b. 15.. - d. 162.)
162. - 164.                Makea Tinorei                      (b. 15.. - d. 164.)
164. - 166.                Makea Tariua                       (b. 16.. - d. 166.)
166. - 168.                Makea Pōtiki                       (b. 16.. - d. 168.)
168. - 170.                Makea Māngūngū                     (b. 16.. - d. 170.)
170. - 171.                Makea Taiki                        (b. 16.. - d. 171.)
171. - 172.                Makea Tāru'ia                      (b. 16.. - d. 172.)
172. - 174.                Makea Tukerae                      (b. 16.. - d. 174.)
174. - 175.                Makea Te Rangi tū ki va'o          (b. 170. - d. 175.)
175. - 176.                Rangi Makea                        (b. 170. - d. 176.)     
176. - 178.                Makea Te Pātuakino                 (b. 172. - d. 178.)
178. - 180.                Makea 'Uri                         (b. 174. - d. 180.)
180. - 1823                Makea Tinirau                      (b. 176. - d. 1826)
1823 - 23 Oct 1839         Makea Pori                         (b. 178. - d. 1839)
1839 - 1845                Makea Dāvida                       (b. 180. - d. 1845)
1845 - 1857                Makea Te Vaerua (f)                (b. 182. - d. 1857)
1857 - 1866                Makea Dāniela                      (b. 183. - d. 1866)
1866 - 1871                Makea Āpera (Ābela)                (b. 183. - d. 1871)
1871 -  1 May 1911         Makea Takau I (f)                  (b. 1839? - d. 1911)
1911 - 24 Jul 1921         Makea Rangi Makea II               (b. 185. - d. 1921)
30 Aug 1921 - 25 Jan 1939  Makea Tinirau Teremoana            (b. 1874 - d. 1939)
1939 - 15 Sep 1947         Makea Takau II Margaret (f)        (b. 1904 - d. 1947)
15 Sep 1947 - 1950         Vacant
1950 - 1994                Makea Tapumanoanoa Teremoana (f)   (b. 1906 - d. 1994)
[- Junior Line -]
178. - 181.                Makea Ke'u                         (b. 174. - d. 181.)
181. - 1823                Makea Te Ka'o                      (b. 177. - d. 182.)
1823 - 1852                Makea Karika II (f)                (b. 179. - d. 1852)
1852 - 1857                Makea Pā Tua'ivi                   (b. 182. - d. 1857)
1857 - 1908                Makea Tavake                       (b. 184. - d. 1908)
1908 - 1942                Makea Karika Takau (f)             (b. 186. - d. 1942)
1942 -  5 May 1949         Makea George Pā Karika             (b. 1893 - d. 1949)
1949 -                     Pauline Margaret Rakera George     (b. 1919)             
                            
Karika (f)
                          
(from 31 Dec 2011, Dame
Pauline Margaret Rakera George Karika)


Pūa'ikura Vaka 

High Chiefs (title Tinomana Te Ariki)
- Ngāti Tangi'ia dynasty -
129. - 131.                Tinomana Tangi'ia nui
131. - 133.                Tinomana Mōtoro Tamā'au  
133. - 135.                Tinomana 'Uenuku Taputapu 
135. - 137.                Tinomana 'Uenuku Rākeiora 
137. - 138.                Tinomana 'Uenuku Te 'Āitu
                             ('Uenga Atua)  
138. - 139.                Tinomana Ruatapu      
139. - 141.                Tinomana Te Ka'o Tamaiva    
141. - 143.                Tinomana Manurere Tāpetukura  
143. - 145.                Tinomana Tuikura        
145. - 147.                Tinomana Maevatini    
147. - 149.                Tinomana Matanga'e       
149. - 151.                Tinomana Tua-urupoko
                             (Tū'au'āitu) 
151. - 153.                Tinomana Taketake Maunga       
153. - 155.                Tinomana 'Anga              
155. - 157.                Tinomana Tinirau         
157. - 159.                Tinomana Manavāroa      
159. - 161.                Tinomana Ta'i'ō Ariki Tamātoa   
161. - 163.                Tinomana Te 'Ārī'ārī      
163. - 165.                Tinomana Rūanānga             
165. - 166.                Tinomana Rongo'oe             
166. - 166.                Tinomana Arauira'ati   
166. - 167.                Tinomana Tamātoa 'Atunui           (b. 16.. - d. 167.)
167. - 169.                Tinomana Ta'u'ira                  (b. 16.. - d. 169.)
169. - 171.                Tinomana Tūnui                     (b. 16.. - d. 171.)
171. - 173.                Tinomana Nāpā I kino               (b. 16.. - d. 173.)
173. - 175.                Tinomana 'Enuarurutini I           (b. 16.. - d. 175.)
175. - 177.                Tinomana Te Ka'o                   (b. 17.. - d. 177.)
177. - 179.                Tinomana Te Mutu                   (b. 17.. - d. 179.)
179. - 180.                Tinomana 'Enuatamanui              (b. 17.. - d. 180.)
180. - 182.                Tinomana Moana                     (b. 17.. - d. 182.)
182. - Oct 1854            Tinomana 'Enuarurutini II          (b. 17.. - d. 1854)
1854 - 1868                Tinomana Tapurangi Tetevano        (b. 18.. - d. 1868)   
                            
(Setephano) ("Stephen")
1868 - 1881                Tinomana Makea Tāmuera (Sāmuela)   (b. 18.. - d. 1881)
1881 - 1908                Tinomana Mere'ana (f)              (b. 18..-  d. 1908)
 9 Dec 1908 - 24 Apr 1909  Tinomana Nāpā II                   (b. 18.. - d. 1909)
1910 - 1915                Tinomana Pīrangi                   (b. 18.. - d. 1915)
1915 - 1916                Tinomana Ngātari'au (f)            (b. 18.. - d. 1916)
1916 - 28 May 1934         Tinomana Tū'oro                    (b. 1877 - d. 1934)
Nov 1934 - 1948            Tinomana John Pīrangi              (b. 19.. - d. 1948)
1948 - 1970                Tinomana Te Pai                    (b. 19.. - d. 1970)
1970 - 1975                Vacant
1975 -  4 Jun 1991         Tinomana Nāpā III                  (b. 1909 - d. 1991)
                             (= Nāpā Tau'ei Konitanitai Tinomana) 
 4 Oct 1991 - 27 Jun 2013  Tinomana Ruta Tū'oro II (f)        (b. 1927 - d. 2013)

                             (= Ruta Ata Tū'oro)
21 Nov 2013 -              Tinomana Tokerau (f)               (b. 1937)

                             (= Tokerau Dean) 


Tākitumu Vaka

High Chiefs (title Pa Te Ariki Ūpokotini)     
124. - 126.                Pa Ta'iteariki      
126. - 127.                Pa Taputapu Ātea       
127. - 128.                Pa ...                
128. - 129.                Pa Te Ariki o Te Rangi   
129. - 129.                Pa Tuiterangi       
129. - 129.                Pa Rongo             
129. - 130.                Pa ...                   
130. - 130.                Pa Te Ariki No'orangi          
130. - 132.                Pa Rongo-te-Uira            
132. - 134.                Pa Te Akaariki I            
134. - 136.                Pa Rangi             
136. - 136.                Pa Te Tumu               
136. - 137.                Pa Te A'iō           
137. - 138.                Pa Taparangi               
138. - 140.                Pa Pare                   
140. - 142.                Pa Maurirangi              
142. - 144.                Pa Te Ariki Vānangarangi          
144. - 145.                Pa Te Ariki Moutau'ā         
145. - 146.                Pa Mai-o-taranga-nuku     
146. - 146.                Pa Te-au-tanga-nuku         
146. - 148.                Pa Tākave                 
148. - 150.                Pa Te Tui Kuporu               
150. - 152.                Pa Te Ariki 'Erākā           
152. - 154.                Pa Ngapoko (Ngā Ūpoko)
                             'Akatūrangi  
154. - 156.                Pa Tūtū'arēnga               
156. - 158.                Pa Te Ve'e              
158. - 160.                Pa 'Arakivarevare      
160. - 161.                Pa Tingi'ia           
161. - 161.                Pa Rangi                  
161. - 162.                Pa ...            
162. - 162.                Pa Vaerua                  
162. - 163.                Pa Tautū o te Rangi         
163. - 165.                Pa 'Iria          
165. - 167.                Pa 'Āitupou  
167. - 168.                Pa Moetara'uri                     (b. 165. - d. 168.)
168. - 169.                Pa Ako                             (b. 165. - d. 169.)
169. - 171.                Pa Te Akaariki II                  (b. 167. - d. 171.)
171. - 173.                Pa ...                             (b. 169. - d. 173.)
173. - 175.                Pa Tāmaru                          (b. 171. - d. 175.)
175. - 177.                Pa Mata                            (b. 173. - d. 177.)
177. - 179.                Pa Te Ruaroa                       (b. 175. - d. 179.)
179. - 181.                Pa Puretū                          (b. 177. - d. 181.)
181. - 1855                Pa Te Pou                          (b. 179. - d. 1855)
1855 - 31 Oct 1895         Pa Ūpoko Takau (f)                 (b. 181. - d. 1896)
31 Oct 1895 -  7 Feb 1906  Pa Maretū                          (b. 1848 - d. 1906)
16 Feb 1906 - 1924         Pa Te Tianui (f)                   (b. 1867 - d. 1924)
1924 -  3 Feb 1990         Pa Te Pā'eru Te Rito (f)           (b. 1923 - d. 1990)
27 Jun 1990 -              Pa Te Pā'eru Marie (f)             (b. 1947)

                             (= Marie Peyroux)


Mangaia (Auau Enua)

High Chiefs (title Ariki)
.... - ....                Rangi
.... - ....                Te Akatauira
.... - ....                Te Matao Tangaroa 
.... - ....                Te Upokurau 
.... - ....                Ruaika I
.... - ....                Rauue
.... - ....                Poaiti
.... - ....                Teao I
.... - ....                Ruaika II
.... - ....                Tetipi
.... - 1821                Teao II                            (d. 1829)
1821 - 1878                Numangatini                        (b. 1780 - d. 1878)
1878 - 1928                Metuakore Ioane Terego Teremate    (b. 1856 - d. 1928)
1878 - 1922                Davida Iti -co-ruler               (d. 1922)
1928 - 1948                Matekeiti Trego                    (b. 1888 - d. 1948)
1944 - 1964                Ioane Tangi Trego                  (b. c.1893 - d. 1964)
                             (co-ruler to 1948)
1964 - 1991                Louisa Numangatini Ongoaere        (b. c.1901 - d. 1991)
                             Ruita Trego (f)
1991 -                     Numangatini No'oroa (f)            (b. c.1950)






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