Story: Māori non-fiction and scholarship – ngā tuhinga me te rangahau

Whakapohane (2nd of 2)


Whakapohane, by Te Ringa Mangu (Dun) Mihaka, is an account of Mihaka's trial following his whakapohane i te tou (traditional insult, involving baring the buttocks) in front of the visiting Prince and Princess of Wales as their car left Wellington airport in 1983. Mihaka's autobiographical book Ki te whei-ao, Ki te ao-marama was published in 1989.

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Basil Keane, 'Māori non-fiction and scholarship – ngā tuhinga me te rangahau - Ngā mahi porotēhi', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 20 May 2022)

Story by Basil Keane, published 22 Oct 2014