Kōrero: King Country places

Millennium pavilion, Te Kūiti

Millennium pavilion, Te Kūiti

In 1999 a pavilion was unveiled in Te Kūiti to mark the upcoming millennium (the beginning of the 2000s). The pavilion is called Te Kūititanga o Ngā Whakaaro. ‘Te Kūiti’ translates as ‘the narrowing’ and ‘whakaaro’ refers to thoughts and ideas, suggesting that the pavilion concentrates thoughts and ideas about Te Kūiti, its people and its history. It is guarded by a sculpture of Tūwhakahekeao, the brother of Ngāti Maniapoto ancestor Maniapoto.

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Photograph by Andy Palmer

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Kerryn Pollock, 'King Country places - Te Kūiti', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/34653/millennium-pavilion-te-kuiti (accessed 28 January 2022)

He kōrero nā Kerryn Pollock, updated 1 Mar 2015