Issue 61 - Te Rūnanga o Ngāi Tahu

Issue 61

Historian Harry Evison and the pursuit of truth

 Historian Harry Evison, pictured here at an ‘A Team’ dinner in 1991, played a pivotal role in presenting evidence supporting the Ngāi Tahu Claim. Kaituhi Mark Revington reports. The first time Harry Evison met Tā Tipene O’Regan, the former was a historian who had written an interesting but largely ignored thesis, and the latter was…

Read More

He Tangata

Taima van der Leden (Ngāi Tahu – Ōraka-Aparima, Tūhourangi), is the first recipient of a new scholarship established by Te Rūnanga o Ngāi Tahu and Agria Corporation. The first Agria-Hōaka scholarship will enable Tāima to spend 12 months studying Mandarin at the prestigious Tsinghua University in Beijing, China.

Read More

From the CEO

Chief executive officer Arihia Bennett
Several weeks ago we welcomed the arrival of Frida Grace into our extended whānau. The build-up to Frida’s arrival has been a world journey for my niece, who deliberately chose to return to New Zealand so that her child would be born into an environment of whānau support.

Read More