Story: Tirikātene, Eruera Tīhema Te Āika

Eruera Tirikātene speaking at Māwhera pā at Greymouth

Hear Eruera Tirikātene speaking in May 1960 at the unveiling of a plaque marking the site of Māwhera pā at Greymouth and the signing of James Mackay's land purchase deed. He names several of the rangatira signatories and mentions their descendants, then sings 'Pō ata rau' with others. (3 min 57 sec) 

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Angela Ballara. 'Tirikātene, Eruera Tīhema Te Āika', Dictionary of New Zealand Biography, first published in 1998. Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, https://teara.govt.nz/en/biographies/4t18/tirikatene-eruera-tihema-te-aika (accessed 8 August 2020)