Story: Tāhiwi, Pirimi Pererika

Pirimi Pererika Tāhiwi

Pirimi Pererika Tāhiwi

Pirimi Tāhiwi and his wife Mairatea (second and third from left) were photographed in 1965 with RSA officials at the New Zealand Memorial, Chunuk Bair, 50 years after the Gallipoli campaign. Tāhiwi is holding the greenstone mere that he placed as a tribute on the memorial.

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Rupene M. T. Waaka. 'Tāhiwi, Pirimi Pererika', Dictionary of New Zealand Biography, first published in 1998. Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 22 April 2024)