Hemana Pōkiha welcomes the Governor-General
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Ngāti Pikiao leader Hemana Pōkiha welcomes Governor-General Sir George Galway, to Tūrangawaewae Marae for the opening of Tūrongo House and the investiture of Princess Te Puea Hērangi with the CBE.
His whaikōrero is translated into English by Pei Te Hurinui Jones.
This excerpt was taken from the recording 319776: Opening of Tūrongo House – Part Three, you can listen to the full item here.
Image credit: Turangawaewae marae, Ngaruawahia, Waikato. Whites Aviation Ltd :Photographs. Ref: WA-12568-G. Alexander Turnbull Library, Wellington, New Zealand. /records/23030234