Nga Tohu o Te Kawerau a Maki: the people, their stories and treasures
Ka titiro whakamuri, me anga whakamua – We look back so that we forge ahead!
Te Kawerau a Maki present a collection of images of tūpuna (forebears) and taonga (treasures) to remember and celebrate their heritage as they work toward a better future. Te Kawerau a Maki are mana whenua and custodians of the Waitākere region, including the kauri, which are rangatira (chiefs) of the forest but are currently under threat from dieback disease. Visitors can learn about Te Kawerau a Maki’s long history and leadership in the region through the stories of their tūpuna and taonga, which help establish a path for future generations to follow.
Image: Tawhia Ki Te Rangi – Greenstone Hei Tiki, Te Kawerau a Maki
30 June - 26 August 2018
Opening Saturday 30 June, 10am