Kōrero: Cultural go-betweens

Tangi for James K. Baxter

Tangi for James K. Baxter

James K. Baxter's friends and neighbours, including the carver Greg Whakataka-Brightwell (front, in checked shirt), carry his coffin at his tangi at Jerusalem on the Whanganui River, where Baxter spent the last years of his life. In his poetry and his daily life, Baxter, a Pākehā, tried to integrate Māori concepts such as manaakitanga (hospitality to friend and stranger) with his own European cultural traditions.

Te whakamahi i tēnei tūemi

Alexander Turnbull Library
Reference: EP/1972/5158/15a-F

Permission of the Alexander Turnbull Library, National Library of New Zealand, Te Puna Mātauranga o Aotearoa, must be obtained before any re-use of this image.

Ngā whakaahua me ngā rauemi katoa o tēnei kōrero

Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Mark Derby, 'Cultural go-betweens - Artistic and academic go-betweens', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/26813/tangi-for-james-k-baxter (accessed 11 December 2019)

He kōrero nā Mark Derby, i tāngia i te 5 May 2011, reviewed & revised 22 May 2018