Story: Tirikatene, Eruera Tihema Te Aika

Group portrait at the 60th birthday celebrations for Tahupōtiki Wiremu Rātana

Group portrait at the 60th birthday celebrations for Tahupōtiki Wiremu Rātana

This formal group portrait, taken on the occasion of Rātana's 60th birthday, includes Paraire Karaka Paikea and Tiaki Omana (back row, from left); and Haami Tokouru Rātana, Tahupōtiki Wiremu Rātana and Eruera Tihema Te Aika Tirikatene (front row, from left).

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How to cite this page:

Angela Ballara. 'Tirikatene, Eruera Tihema Te Aika', Dictionary of New Zealand Biography, first published in 1998. Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, https://teara.govt.nz/en/biographies/4t18/tirikatene-eruera-tihema-te-aika (accessed 7 December 2019)