Story: Hōiho – horses and iwi

Mounted escort with Lord Plunket (1st of 4)

Mounted escort with Lord Plunket

Lord and Lady Plunket are surrounded by Ngāi Tahu tribal members on horses, during their 1905 visit to Kaiapoi. The party was heading to Tuahiwi .

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Basil Keane, 'Hōiho – horses and iwi - Horses in Māori culture', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 17 October 2021)

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