Posts Tagged ‘Books’

The Last Maopo

A rare account of a Māori soldier’s experience of the First World War will be launched at Ngāti Moki Marae, Taumutu on ANZAC Day, to coincide with the 100th anniversary of WWI. “The Last Maopo,” is the story of Lance Corporal Wiremu Kaihau Maopo, who joined the 2nd Māori Contingent in the First World War….

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Book details family history

After more than six years of researching and piecing together family history, Virginia (Ginnie) Mayo  (Ngāi Tahu), of Little Akaloa, has produced her book “William ‘The Carpenter’ from Wiltshire.’ Virginia, who is the great-great-granddaughter of William Gilbert and Heni Te Marino, has written to dozens of contacts over the last six years, many of whom…

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