In 2009 this monument was erected on the actual spot of the 1857 meeting known as Te Puna o te Roimata. The stainless steel pou whenua (land post) was made by Tutunui Te Kanawa and his sons, who are of Ngāti Maniapoto descent. It was unveiled by the Māori King, Tūheitia, during a three-day celebration attended by over 2,000 people.
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