“E hoki ana ahau ki ōku mātua, ki ōku tūpuna ki Te Nehenehenui”.
In the second part of this series, Waka Huia looks at the influence the people of Te Nehenehenui had on the appointment of the first māori King, Pōtatau Te Wherowhero.
This episode also explores the tribal covenant ‘Ngāti Maniapoto me ōna hapū maha’, that was etablished in a bid to unite the people of Ngāti Maniapoto and the wider Te Nehenehenui.
What impacts did this have on the tribe and how are the values of this covenant helping to guide the people of Te Nehenehenui into the future?
Tune into TVNZ1 Waka Huia this Sunday (7th August) at 10am to watch the second episode of the Te Nehenehenui two-part series.
“He aha rā kei Te Nehenehenui, ko te wai kōhuahua, ko te waikōwharawhara”