Controversial Wellington Māori leader Sir Ngatata Love has died after a battle with liver cancer.
He was 81.
Sir Ngatata died last week and was cremated after a private tangi, his daughter, Catherine Love, said.
Sir Ngatata was the former chair of the Wellington Tenths and Port Nicholson Block Settlement trusts.
He was jailed for two-and-a-half years after being convicted of fraud in 2016, and was released on parole one year ago.