Search Site
Our People

Welcome to the TūHOE blog


Tuhoe Building Opens

10 March 2014

  The affectionately known ‘Tūhoe building’, Te Uru Taumatua, was officially opened last Saturday 8 March. With a day of celebrations spanning from dawn ‘til dusk, guests were encouraged by Tūhoe to join them in celebrating the completion of the iwi’s iconic new headquarters. A pivotal occasion for the...

RSS Feed

Manawa wera are chants or songs performed on the return of defeated war parties. I hoki mai koe, e Te Whenuanui ki te aha. Te mate atu ai te unuhanga o te puhi o Mataatua… This is one such Manawa Wera performed by the pouaru of the men who were slain at Ōrākau.  Upon their return to Ruatāhuna they received a hostile...

RSS Feed