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There is also Peria in Waikato, near Matamata, scene of a K─źngitanga meeting in 1863.

Country New Zealand
Region Northland Region
District Far North District

Peria is a locality in Northland, New Zealand. It lies south of Taipa and east of Kaitaia. The area was once known as Oruru Valley.

Wiremu Hoani Taua, who later became the first Maori person to be appointed as the head teacher of a native school, served on the Peria Native School Committee until 1900.

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