The upper figure of this wall post depicts Taraia, who established the tribe of Ngāti Kahungunu at Hawke’s Bay. The lower figure is Te Huki, a direct descendant of Kahungunu and Rongomaiwahine. The post is in Te Whare-o-te-Rangi at Te Aute College, south of Hastings – the area where Te Huki’s descendants still live.
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