Story: Hērangi, Te Kirihaehae Te Puea

Te Puea Hērangi speaking at the opening of a meeting house

Hear Te Puea Hērangi at the opening of the meeting house Tūrongo at Tūrangawaewae on 17 March 1938. She explains the special significance of this occasion to her, and the more general symbolism of the house itself to Tainui and the Kīngitanga. (4 min 34 sec)

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Ann Parsonson. 'Hērangi, Te Kirihaehae Te Puea', Dictionary of New Zealand Biography, first published in 1996. Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 21 April 2024)