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King Korokī
Coronation 8 October 1933
Reign 8 October 1933 – 18 May 1966
Predecessor Te Rata
Successor Te Atairangikaahu
Father Te Rata Mahuta
Mother Te Uranga Matai
Spouse Te Atairangikaahu Hērangi
Born 16 June 1906,
Waahi Marae, Huntly

Korokī I, Māori King (Korokī Te Rata Te Rata Mahuta Tawhiao Te Wherowhero) (16 June 1906 - 18 May 1966) was the fifth Māori King. He was born to parents Te Rata Mahuta and Te Uranga Matai and was a descendant of the first Māori King, Pōtatau Te Wherowhero. In 1954 he received Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II when Her Majesty called at his official residence during the coronation tour. Upon his death in 1966, he was succeeded by his daughter Te Atairangikaahu.

Preceded by
Te Rata
Māori King
1933 – 1966
Succeeded by
Te Atairangikaahu


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