On 27 December whānau descendants of the late Priscilla Riwai Stone (aka Nana Stone) packed into Wheke for a one week wānaka.

On Sunday 28 December we remembered our tāua by holding an unveiling of her head stone in the Rāpaki urupā, where she rests with her husband David Stone (Ngāti Kahungunu, Rongowhakaata), and her mum Matekino Riwai, the grand-daughter of Toria Mokiho and Riwai Piharo (our 1848 Kaumātua in the Blue Book). [Read more…]