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Koro Wētere

Koro Wetere.tiff
34th Minister of Māori Affairs
In office
26 July 1984 – 2 November 1990
Prime Minister David Lange
Geoffrey Palmer
Mike Moore
Preceded by Ben Couch
Succeeded by Winston Peters
Member of the New Zealand Parliament
for Western Maori
In office
1969 – 1996
Preceded by Iriaka Matiu Ratana
Personal details
Koro Tainui Wētere

(1935-06-22)22 June 1935
Died 23 June 2018(2018-06-23) (aged 83)
Te Kuiti, New Zealand
Political party Labour
Relations Nanaia Mahuta (niece)

Koro Tainui Wētere CBE (22 June 1935 – 23 June 2018) was a New Zealand politician. He was an MP from 1969 to 1996, representing the Labour Party. He served as Minister of Māori Affairs from 1984 to 1990. He was a member of the Ngāti Maniapoto tribe.

Wētere died in Te Kuiti on 23 June 2018, one day after turning 83.

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