Story: East Coast region

Ngoi Pēwhairangi and Tuini Ngāwai

Ngoi Pēwhairangi and Tuini Ngāwai

Two great songwriters and singers from the East Coast, Tuini Ngāwai and her niece Ngoi Pēwhairangi, perform at the presentation of the Victoria Cross won by the late Te Moananui-a-Kiwa Ngārimu to his parents at Ruatōria in October 1943.

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Monty Soutar, 'East Coast region - Arts, culture and heritage', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/33721/ngoi-pewhairangi-and-tuini-ngawai (accessed 9 August 2020)

Story by Monty Soutar, updated 1 Mar 2015