Story: Tangihanga – death customs

Kawe mate for Dame Te Atairangikaahu

Kawe mate for Dame Te Atairangikaahu

E taki ana ngā mema o te Ope Taua Moana o Aotearoa i te kawe mate mō Te Atairangikaahu ki runga i te marae. Kei muri tana tama, ko te kīngi Māori ko Kīngi Tūheitia Paki i te taha o te whakaahua a tana whaea. I roto i te tikanga kawe mate, ka kawea ngā whakaahua o te mate ki ērā o ana karangaranga.

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Rawinia Higgins, 'Tangihanga – death customs - Understanding tangihanga', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/28775/kawe-mate-for-dame-te-atairangikaahu (accessed 21 April 2019)

Story by Rawinia Higgins, published 5 May 2011