Stories Kōrero

Tuia 250 – Te Pōwhiri

In October 2019, a Pōwhiri took place at Wharekaho to commemorate the first amicable encounter between Māori and Pākeha 250 years ago. Over 2,000 people joined a hīkoi down Wharekaho […]

Wharekaho – Te Pōwhiri

The story of Te Whitianga-a-Kupe, Ngāti Hei and the first known pōwhiri between Māori and Pākehā which took place at Wharekaho. This video, created for the Tuia 250 commemorations, features […]

Nau mai haere mai ki te pai tukutuku hou

A welcome message from kaumātua and chairperson of the Ngāti Hei Charitable Trust.