1983 Te puna wai kōrero series

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The opening of the new wharenui Te Poho o Tipene, at St Stephen's School, south of Auckland.

Principal Frank "Scotty" McPherson speaks with Purewa Biddle about Te Poho o Tipene. He acknowledges Paki Harrison the main carver and also Peter Boyd who first suggested the idea of a new wharenui for the school.

Mrs Ina Marino was in charge of the tukutuku, although Peter Boyd was also involved with the tukutuku as well as Paki Harrison.

Kaikōrero: Scotty McPherson
Kaikōrero: Peter Boyd talks about his part in the concept of Te Poho o Tipene.

Otautahi: Waiata-a-ringa - Karanga Kahungunu.

Bishop of Aotearoa, the Right Rev Whakahuihui Vercoe speaks about two main issues coming out of the meeting of the Māori section of the National Council of Churches held at Kohupatiki 12 March 1983.

Treaty of Waitangi, historical background and what led up to the present celebrations.
Election of Bishop Manuhuia Bennet to become the secretary of the Runanga to bring the social and economic political issues and to promote the spirituality of the Māori people as Christians together.

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Year 1983

Reference number 45623

Media type AUDIO

Collection Sound Collection

Credits McPherson, Scotty
Boyd, Peter
Vercoe, Te Whakahuihui, 1928-2007
Otautahi (Cultural group)

Duration 00:20:00

Date 19 Mar 1983