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Te Kooti
Te Kooti
Biographical information
Born

January 14, 1832

Died

February 10, 1893

Political information
Affiliations

Assassins
British Brotherhood
New Zealand Brotherhood
Pai Mārire
Ringatū

Real-world information
Actor

Lawrence Makoare

Ariki Poropiti Te Kooti Arikirangi Te Turuki, popularly known by the name "Te Kooti" and as "Te Tārianama", was a Maori activist, warchief, priest, guerilla, and sage who had a comprehensive involvement in the Maori Wars, and is the founder of the Ringatu religious movement and was a distinguished member of the New Zealand Brotherhood of Assassins. In 1867 he became the mentor of the New Zealand Assassins, procuring the title of 'Ariki', and would begin Te Kooti's War as a revolt against Templar influences and annexation.
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