On 1 October, Te Taumutu whānau and tamariki were joined on their outing to Ōnawe Peninsula by Ōtākou whānau and students from Te Pā o Rākaihautū.

Pere Tainui regaled people with information about the site and the important historical aspects for Ngāi Tahu – ngā mihi ki a koe, e hoa. We then walked to the highest point. David Perenara-O’Connell pointed out areas on our way up. We passed through three previous gateways and viewed an old-fashioned natural refrigerator. When we reached the top we had the most awesome 360-degree view. [Read more…]