Story: Kaumātua – Māori elders

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Kaumātua: Tui Adams

Dr Tuhuatahi Tui Adams, a renowned Tainui kaumātua, is shown at the Māori Law Symposium at Tainui Endowed College at Hopuhopu in Waikato, in 2007. He received an honorary doctorate from Waikato University, and also received the Queens Service Medal for services to the Māori community. He was a kaumātua of Te Matahauariki Research Institute and Te Wānanga o Aotearoa.

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Rawinia Higgins and Paul Meredith, 'Kaumātua – Māori elders - Kaumātua and their role', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/28353/kaumatua-tui-adams (accessed 18 November 2019)

Story by Rawinia Higgins and Paul Meredith, published 5 May 2011