On Monday 23 November, Te Tauā Moana o Aotearoa – the Royal NZ Navy were welcomed onto Puketeraki Marae to co-sign a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU), which reflects the history and cooperation between the Navy and Kāti Huirapa Rūnaka. The exchange between the entities began in 2010 with HMNZS OTAGO’s first home visit, the presentation of Hikaroroa and reciprocal visits to both the rūnaka marae and the ship herself. [Read more…]