Pou carved from 1000-year-old tōtara unveiled

  • Waikato/Bay of Plenty
  • North Island: East Coast

18 pou-tipuna representing 18 marae in Ngāti Kahungunu were unveiled in Hastings at this morning's dawn ceremony.

The pou were carved from 1000-year-old tōtara trees from Te Urewera gifted by Tūhoe in honour of the ancestors and marae of the area.