Maureen Te Rangi Rere I Waho Waaka (née Kingi, 5 October 1942 – 1 July 2013) was Miss New Zealand 1962, the first Māori woman to win the title.
woman with tā moko (maori tattoo)
Meri Te Tai Mangakahia (22 May 1868 – 10 October 1920) was a campaigner for women's suffrage in New Zealand.
Makereti (Maggie) Papakura (1873–1930) was a New Zealand guide and ethnographer. Of Māori descent, she identified with the Te Arawa (Maori tribal group) .