Story: Royal honours system

Honouring the Māori queen

When the Order of New Zealand was established in 1987 the Māori queen, Te Arikinui Dame Atairangikaahu, was one of the group of 10 people who were made members. Te Karere, a Māori-language news programme, reported on the honour.

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Mandy Wong, 'Royal honours system - Bestowing honours', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/video/35658/honouring-the-maori-queen (accessed 1 June 2020)

Story by Mandy Wong, published 20 Jun 2012