Kōrero: Ngā pakanga o Aotearoa

Te mauhere i a Rua Kēnana

Te mauhere i a Rua Kēnana

Ko Rua Kēnana tēnei e mau mekameka ana whai muri i tana mauhere i te Āperira o te tau 1916. Ko Te Rua te poropiti o Ngāi Tūhoe nāna i waihanga te whakapono hou ki Maungapōhatu, kei roto i Te Urewera. I mauheretia a ia i runga i tana marae mō te mahi pūrahorua ki te kāwanatanga. I te wā i mauheretia ia ka pakū te pū, ā, kei te noho taupatupatu tonu nā wai te pakū tuatahi. Tokorua ngā Tūhoe i patua, he tama nā Te Rua tētahi, ko Toko te ingoa. Ka whakawākia, ā, ka whakawhiua a Te Rua ki te mahi whakaware mō te rua tau. Kei konei e whakaahua ana ko Māka Kānuehi, ko Pukepuke Kanara, ko Rua Kēnana, ko Whatu Rua, ko Awa Horomona, ko Tioke Hakaipare. Kei muri ko ngā pirihimana ko Bill Nel, ko Andy McHugh me Fahey.  

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Alexander Turnbull Library, C. C. Webb Collection
Reference: 1/2-028072-F
Photograph by Arthur Ninnis Breckon

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Me pēnei te tohu i te whārangi:

Danny Keenan, 'Ngā pakanga o Aotearoa - Te tirohanga whānui o Ngā Pakanga o Niu Tīreni ', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/36890/te-mauhere-i-a-rua-kenana (accessed 20 September 2019)

Story by Danny Keenan, published 20 Jun 2012, reviewed & revised 8 Feb 2017