Story: Hōiho – horses and iwi

Raukawa Cup

Raukawa Cup

This impressively carved cup was made for the first Raukawa Cup race in 1898, organised by the Ōtaki-Māori Racing Club. In 2008 the club was New Zealand’s only remaining Māori racing club.

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Basil Keane, 'Hōiho – horses and iwi - Horsemanship', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 28 May 2022)

Story by Basil Keane, published 24 Nov 2008, updated 1 Jul 2015