In 1881 Parihaka was the setting for non-violent resistance to Pākehā colonisation, by Māori under the leadership of Te Whiti-o-Rongomai and Tohu Kākahi. Almost 130 years later, it was the site of an annual peace festival – a tribute to those earlier days – which brought together musicians, activists, Taranaki locals and visitors. This clip shows the festival in January 2009.
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