Rev. Frederick Augustus BENNETT (1871 – 1950)


Rev. Frederick Augustus Bennett




15 November 1871


Ohinemutu, Lake Rotorua


11 May 1899
St Thomas Church, Motueka
Hana Te Unuhi Mere Bennett

Date of death

16 September 1950

Place of death



  • Thomas Jackson Bennett (20/101839-12/10/1925)
  • Raiha (Eliza) Rangikawhiti Bennett, nee Rogers (15/2/1855-22/4/1930)


  • Hana Te Unuhi Mere (Hannah Mary) Bennett, nee Paaka (Park)
  • Arihia (Alice) Rangione Bennett, nee Pokiha


  • Rawinia Rereomaki Victoria Bennett Oman (13/10/1900-10/2/1976)
  • Samuel Andrew Bennett (26/9/1901-26/10/1983)
  • James Rangiahuta (25/7/1904-6/10/1979)
  • Frederick Te Tiwha Bennett (11/1/1906-31/7/1967)
  • Hanna Moari Meihana (30/6/1908-24/1/2000)
  • John Mokonuiarangi Bennett (registered 1981)
  • Charles Moihi Tearakawa Bennett (born 1913)
  • Manuhuia Augustus Bennett (10/2/1916 - 20/12/2001)
  • William Tereni Bennett
  • Henry Rongomau Bennett (born 1918)
  • Edward Tekeu Bennett (born 1920)
  • Ruth Tekura Bennett (born 1924)
  • George Tekuru Bennett (born 1925)
  • Jackson Paratene Bennett (born 1926)
  • Donald Mairangi Bennett (born 1927)
  • Evelyn Hineitohia Bennett (born 1928)

Primary education

Maketu Native School, Ohinemutu Native School, St Stephen's Native Boys' School, Auckland; Te Wairoa Native School, Lake Tarawera

Secondary education

St Stephen's College, Auckland

Related records


Ordained deacon, 1896
Became priest, 1897
Church of England Maori Missionary, Omahu Road, Hastings
Consecrated Bishop of Aotearoa, 2 December 1928

Three sons and two daughters to Hana; 14 children to Arihia

Biography on Te Ara

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