William Brown Turei was born in 1924 and died on January 9, 2017.
He was a New Zealand Anglican co-primate.
He was the Archbishop, Te Pihopa o Aotearoa/Bishop of Aotearoa (senior bishop of the Maori Tikanga) and Primate/Te Pihopa Mataamua of the Anglican Church in Aotearoa, New Zealand and Polynesia.
Brown Turei shared the primacy with Philip Richardson, archbishop for the New Zealand dioceses, and Winston Halapua, Bishop of Polynesia.
Brown Turei passed away at a 92 years old.