Story: Tirikatene, Eruera Tihema Te Aika

Eruera Tirikatene speaking at Mawhera pa at Greymouth

Hear Eruera Tirikatene speaking in May 1960 at the unveiling of a plaque marking the site of Mawhera pa 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 'Po ata rau' with others. (3 min 57 sec)

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Angela Ballara. 'Tirikatene, Eruera Tihema Te Aika', 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 15 December 2019)