Wharekaho – Te Pōwhiri

Joe Davis, still from Wharekaho - Te Pōwhiri. Credit: Destination Coromandel

10 May 2020 // Updated 15 July 2020

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Wharekaho – Te Pōwhiri. Video credit: Destination Coromandel

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 Joe Davis.

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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