APRIL 1870, AT ONOKE
Chiefs of Hokianga met Governor Bowen
at Maning's. One after another spoke,
Aporo spoke before Papahurihia. Aperahama was present.
"I dreamt before the coming of Governor Browne:
a black man had taken a feather out of my hair."
He did not offer to explain.
He said, again he did not explain:
"I am not a prophet; the chief Justice is a prophet."
He was reported as 'a chief of Nga ti Hau'.
He was 'the famous tohunga or priest'.