Issue 58

Makariri/Winter 2013 | 58

Te Ao o Te Māori
Tā Mark Solomon

Kaiwhakahaere Mark Solomon was officially knighted in a ceremony on Friday 24 May by the Governor General in Wellington. The next day Ngāti Kurī and the wider Ngāi Tahu Whānui honoured Tā Mark Solomon’s achievements with a “small gathering” at Takahanga Marae in Kaikōura for 500 friends and guests.

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Parekura Horomia

9 November 1950 – 29 April 2013
Ngāti Porou, Te Aitanga a Hauiti, Ngāti Kahungunu, Ngāi Tahu.

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Kā Ara Tūpuna
Te Manahura

Te Manahuna (the Mackenzie Basin) was well-known tribally for its abundance of weka and tuna, which were principally gathered from May to August to take advantage of the high level of fat content which greatly assisted the preservation process

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