Despite the apology given by the Anglican Church of Aotearoa to Tauranga Moana iwi today for land lost in 1867. Ngāi Tukairangi representatives voiced their disapproval because only two hapū were formally acknowledged.
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A book that shines new light on the battle of Pukehinahina has been launched in Tauranga this week. The book is a collaborative effort between Māori elder Buddy Mikaere and Military historian Cliff Simons.
The battle cries of Pukehinahina still resound after 171 years. Through their haka, Te Kura Kaupapa Māori o Otepou is reliving the famous battle fought between Tauranga iwi and the Crown.
The people of Tauranga Moana have been through tough times over the last few years, the Rena ship wreck, legal battles in the environmental court, and the 150th year anniversary of the battle at Gate Pā. All of which have been inspiration for first time Te Matatini performers, Tūtara Kauika ki Rangataua.