Extended: Kanaka Maoli Bring Kawe Mate to Te Taitokerau

Feb. 9, 2023, 12:46 p.m.

Members of the Polynesian Voyaging Society returned to Whetu Marama with the Kawe Mate of loved ones who died during Covid-19 when international travel was not possible.

For Ngāti Ruawāhia travelling from Hawaii to the Far North was like returning home.

In this extended interview, Randie Fong shares his thoughts and memories of why and how that connection with Hek Busby and the sense of belonging at Whetu Marama. 

Tags: Whetu Marama Kawe Mate Ngāti Ruawāhia


Extended: Returned Service Medals in Te Taitokerau

Descendants of the 28th Māori Battalion are one step closer to claiming returned service medals
3 months, 4 weeks

Extended Version: Returned Service Medals Te Taitokerau

Kōrero from recipients of the returned service medals of A Company in the 28th Māori Batallion
3 months, 4 weeks

The 28th Māori Battalion: Returned Service Medals

Descendants of the A Company soldiers in the 28th Māori Battalion can now claim service medals
3 months, 2 weeks

The 28th Māori Battalion: Returned Service Medals - extended

In this extended clip we hear from recipients of service medals in the 28th Māori Battalion
3 months, 2 weeks