Issue 57 - Te Rūnanga o Ngāi Tahu

Issue 57

Kahuru/Autumn 2013 | 57

Manawa Kāi Tahu
Pūharakeke Tapu

Following Maru’s escape from the village of his brother-in-law, Tumapuhiaraki, both Kāti Kahukunu and Kāti Kurī prepared for battle. This included specific religious rituals that allowed some insight in to the possibility of success for either side.

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Toi Iho
Medal of distinction

You may be familiar with the mixed media sculptures of Ross Hemera that reference the ancient rock art found in Te Waipounamu. Or the large public works such as the Whakamarama sculpture at the entrance to the Māori section of the Museum of New Zealand/Te Papa Tongarewa or the enormous glass mural he created for the Christchurch City Council.

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Cooking Out Back

Cooking for shearing gangs in the Australian Outback for two years gave Angela Timms all the training she needed to cook for big families and hui. She talks to kaituhituhi Adrienne Rewi about her passion for food and her famous plum duff.

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