Pouwhenua, Te Kaiwhakatere o Te Raki, a carved Scott Base sign and tukutuku panels created by Ngāi Tahu artists were unveiled at Scott Base on Sunday 20 January.

Prime Minister John Key, Ngāi Tahu Kaiwhakahaere Tā Mark Solomon, and master weaver Ranui Ngarimu took part in the special ceremony.

During the ceremony a snow chilled blizzard blustered over Scott Base. Then as Mark finished the last karakia the sun burst through the clouds bringing a calm to Scott Base. [Read more…]