It was a perfect day on 9 April, to celebrate the opening of Amiria Puhirere. As our spirits soared to the summits of Tuhiraki and back to Ōteauheke, we remembered our great-granny Amiria Puhirere, daughter of Wiremu Harihona Karaweko and Mere Whariu. Amiria gave us a legacy of efficient leadership, retained today by her whānau, who continue to breathe new life and honour into the landscape that is Ōnuku, Te Pā o Rākaihautū. [Read more…]

Wharekai opening

This is an invitation to the opening of our wharekai, Amiria Puhirere on 6 February 2016 (confirmed time to come in the next issue of Te Pānui Rūnaka). This will be followed by the Ngāi Tahu Treaty Festival and a hāngī lunch at 1pm. Nau mai, tauti mai.