Story: Kaumātua – Māori elders

Tainui kaumātua

Tainui kaumātua

Ka tau ngā kaumātua o Tainui nei ki te paepae me te tiaki ki ngā ope manuhiri e upa ake ana ki ngā whakanui 40 tau o te koroneihana a Te Arikinui Te Atairangikaahu.

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Rawinia Higgins and Paul Meredith, 'Kaumātua – Māori elders - Kaumātua as repositories of knowledge and nurturers', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/28360/tainui-kaumatua (accessed 29 February 2020)

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