Topic: Rātana

The origins of annual Rātana pilgrimage

By Wepiha Te Kanawa

This week, politicians will head to Rātana Pā, the home of Tahupōtiki Wiremu Rātana, for the annual pilgrimage of enlightenment.

Ahead of the MPs' arrival on Thursday, reporter Wepiha Te Kanawa looked at the origins of this gathering.