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Kā Huru Manu

Kā Huru Manu is the highly-anticipated result of the Ngāi Tahu Cultural Mapping Project – a digital atlas that holds over 1000 traditional Māori place names in Te Waipounamu, and their associated histories.

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This splendid book came from an agreement between the publishers in early 2017 to produce a book of Ngāi Tahu biographies to coincide with the 20th anniversary of the tribe’s Te Tiriti settlement. The editors acknowledge it was a difficult task to select the 50 people whose stories would feature in the first volume, leading to some omissions that will no doubt be rectified by subsequent volumes.

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New day rising

The Kāti Huirapa marae at Arowhenua has been a focal point for Kāi Tahu for more than 100 years, and has entered a brand new dawn with its redevelopment.

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Cultural Mapping unlocks Ngāi Tahu history

Eight years into the Ngāi Tahu Cultural Mapping project, over 5,000 Māori place names have been recorded and Te Rūnanga o Ngāi Tahu Archives Manager Takerei Norton hopes to have a public website up and running by the end of 2016. “Initiated to record Ngāi Tahu history on a tribal platform for Ngāi Tahu whānui,…

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