Kōrero: East Coast places

Toko Toru Tapu church, Manutuke

Toko Toru Tapu church, Manutuke

Toko Toru Tapu church combines the external look of a colonial church with a Māori carved timber interior. It was built in 1913, replacing an earlier church on the same site. In the image, Archbishop Brown Tūrei conducts a special service in 2010 to confer a blessing at the start of a project to restore the church.

Te whakamahi i tēnei tūemi

Gisborne Herald
Photograph by Paul Rickard

This item has been provided for private study purposes (such as school projects, family and local history research) and any published reproduction (print or electronic) may infringe copyright law. It is the responsibility of the user of any material to obtain clearance from the copyright holder.

Ngā whakaahua me ngā rauemi katoa o tēnei kōrero

Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Monty Soutar, 'East Coast places - Towards Wairoa', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/33575/toko-toru-tapu-church-manutuke (accessed 8 December 2023)

He kōrero nā Monty Soutar, updated 1 Mar 2015