Story: Rukupō, Raharuhi

Moving Te Hau-ki-Tūranga wharenui

This clip from Getting to our place, a documentary by Anna Cottrell and Gaylene Preston on setting up the Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa, records the involvement of Rongowhakaata with the dismantling of Te Hau-ki-Tūranga wharenui, to move it from the old Dominion Museum to the new Te Papa building on Wellington's waterfront.

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How to cite this page:

Pakariki Harrison and Steven Oliver. 'Rukupō, Raharuhi', Dictionary of New Zealand Biography, first published in 1993, updated July, 2020. Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 16 May 2022)