Te Ata



Age: 75


Summary: queen of New Zealand's indigenous Maori population who was the sixth Maori sovereign, a direct descendant of a royal line that began in 1858 when the Maori responded to Britain's colonization of New Zealand by choosing a monarch of their own.



Cause of Death: Lengthy illness


Born: July 23, 1931


Died: August 15, 2006


Location: North Island, New Zealand