Nā Te Ao CD Launch was a huge success and enjoyed by all the whānau who attended. The patron and kaumātua of Whetu Ariki Charitable Trust and one of the few surviving members of Te Whetu Ariki o Kahukura was called onto Tuahiwi Marae by Reimona Crofts and Ranui Ngarimu, who is also a former member of Whetū Ariki.

The launch brought whānau together from Arowhenua, Waihao, Moeraki, Rāpaki and Waitaha who travelled up from their hapū, I would like to extend my gratitude and aroha to you all for travelling so far. It was an absolute pleasure reconnecting with you and presenting you with your personally signed CD. [Read more…]