Ahead of Anzac Day tomorrow, Maori Battalion historian Dr Monty Soutar reveals to Te Ao Māori News his upcoming 3 part series of novels based on Māori tribal warfare and the journey that brought iwi together for another cause.
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Dr Soutar releases new doco 'Whītiki!'
Dr Monty Soutar was inspired to write the novel when he became involved in a powerful documentary called 'Whītiki!'
Descendants of Te Hokowhitu a Tū prepare for parade
Tomorrow marks 100 years since the return of the Pioneer Māori Battalion from WWI and, as a tribute, Dr Monty Soutar has organised a 100 man honour guard of volunteers who will march down the streets of Gisborne, replicating the day soldiers returned home from war.
Remembering their tipuna koroua who went to war
Eighty volunteers from around the country are in camp in Tūranga this weekend as part of a 100-man guard of honour that will commemorate 100 years since the return of the NZ Māori Pioneer Battalion from WWI.
Photos of Māori WW1 veterans wanted
Images of Māori First World War servicemen are wanted for inclusion in an authoritative history book on the Great War due for publication in 2017.
Māori Battalion Memorial House will honour WWI Soldiers
The opening of the C Company Māori Battalion Memorial House in Gisborne in two weeks will mark the same date that the first group of Māori soldiers left for WWI 100 years ago.
28th Māori Battalion Memorial C Company House to open in Gisborne
When the 28th Māori Battalion Memorial C Company House opens in Gisborne, it will be the only museum of its kind in the country.
Govt provides funding to preserve Māori Battalion stories
Preserving the stories of the famed 28th Māori Battalion has just got a helping hand from the Government.