Kōrero: Ngāti Awa

Hotunui te whare whakairo

Hotunui te whare whakairo

Whai muri i ngā raupatu whenua i te tekau tau atu i 1860, ka hangaia e Ngāti Awa ētahi whare whakairo, a Mataatua rāua ko Hotunui. Nā Wēpiha Apanui rāua ko tōna matua a Apanui Te Hāmaiwaho ngā whare nei i whakairo. Nō te tau 1875 ka tuwhera a Mataatua i Whakatāne. Ka heria te whare ki Poihākena me Rānana i mua i te nekenga ki Te Whare Taonga o Ōtākou. Nō te tau 1996 ka whakahokia a Mataatua ki a Ngāti Awa. Nō te tau 1878 ka oti te hanga o Hotunui, hei takoha mō te mārena o Mereana, te tuahine a Wēpiha ki tētahi rangatira o Ngāti Maru. Kei te Whare Pupuri Taonga i Tāmaki-makau-rau te whare ināianei.

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Layne Harvey, 'Ngāti Awa - Ngā rau tau o 1800 me 1900', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/4178/hotunui-te-whare-whakairo (accessed 24 January 2020)

He kōrero nā Layne Harvey, i tāngia i te 8 Feb 2005, updated 1 Mar 2017