Opening of wharenui Pukeatua at Wainuiomata Marae

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Date
10 September 1988
By
Kingi, Henare Whitu, active 1989-1990; Murray, Raihana, active 1988-1993; Walker, Piripi, 1955-; Eady, Gerald Austin, 1929-; Kaa, Wiremu, active 1988; Vercoe, Te Whakahuihui (Bishop), 1928-2007Aitken, Judith Estranna, 1937-; Birch, Dawson, active 1990s; Flavell, Timoti, active 1988-2015; Heretaunga, Hiko, active 1988; Hetet, Rangikaiamokura Wirihana, 1937-; Luke, Richard, 1929-1997; Kaiwai, Mate Huatahi, 1917-2009; McClutchie, Whaia Te Rangi, 1931-1992; Nukunuku, Henare, active 1988; Potaka, Alfred, 1929-2001; Raroa, Petuere Awatere, 1917-1997; Shields, Margaret Kerslake (Hon Dame), 1941-2013; Simpson, Denis William, 1926-2007; Takurua, Anaru Kingi (Rev), 1933-2002; Tangaere, Tipuna (Mr), 1936-2013; Tapiata, John Nawaia, 1934-1990; Te Kira, Mere, active 1988; Te Maro, Tame Hauraki Orenoa, 1929-2005; Tuhi, Mate, active 1988; Waenga, Hemi, active 1980-1988; Watson, Denis, active 1988; Waikare, Nuia, active 1988-1990; Wetere, Koro Tainui (Hon), 1935-2018; Wharehinga, John, active 1981-1988; Wirepa, Rongo Whakaata, 1936-2006
Ref
OHInt-0937-0048
Description
Coverage of the opening of the wharenui Pukeatua at Wainuiomata Marae on 10 September 1988, by the Anglican Bishop of Aotearoa (Pihopa o Aotearoa), Whakahuihui Vercoe. Includes studio presentation, recordings of the proceedings, and field interviews with participants and guests. Tape one (OHT10-0669) features studio announcers Piripi Walker and Murray Raihana (Ngāi Tāmanuhiri) presenting the coverage of the day's events interspersed with live field interviews conducted after the morning tea by reporters Henare Kingi and Wiremu Kaa, with: kuia of the marae, Mere Te Kira (Ngāti Porou), Gerry Eady (Marae committee), Bishop Whakahuihui Vercoe (who conducted the opening); the Honorable Koro Wetere (Minister of Māori Affairs); Richard (Ritchie) Luke (Te Āti Awa, Waiwhetu Marae); Petuere Raroa (Ngāti Porou); Tipuna Tangaere (Rangitukia) Margaret Shields, Labour MP; Judith Aitken, Rangi Hetet (master carver, Ngati Maniapoto, Tuwharetoa); kuia from Ngāti Ruanui (followed by waiata); Dawson Birch (Te Roroa, Ngā Puhi, Wainuiomata Marae). The recording also includes the end of a mihi by John Wharehinga, and mihi from Whaia McClutchie (Ngāti Porou). Korero covers many topical subjects related to the house opening and iwi matters. Tape two (OHT10-0670) features mihimihi (greetings); Petuere Raroa (Ngāti Porou); commentary in te reo Māori by broadcaster Wiremu Kaa; Alf Potaka (Maraeroa Marae); Mate Tuhi (from Porirua); Nuia (Leo) Waikare (Tai Rawhiti); Henare Kingi (Koraunui, Ngā Puhi); Denis Watson (Tūhoe ki Poneke); and a Rarotongan speaker who also does a waiata. Tape two (OHT10-0668) is a near duplicate of OHT10-0670; the end of the recording has only the speech from the Rarotongan speaker [incomplete]. Tape three (OHT10-0672) features Reverend Anaru Takurua (Ngāti Porou) (leading prayers, communion, and baptism); Reverend Timoti Flavell; Bishop Pihopa Whakahuihui Vercoe; the baptism of the grandchild of Cecilia Rooderkerk, and comment from reporter Henare Kingi at the end. Tape four (OHT10-0677) features the end of the church service with multiple hymns, including: Rongo Wirepa (Chair Wainuiomata Marae) standing to greet all; mihi from Bishop Pihopa Whakahuihui Vercoe; mihi from reporter Henare Kingi to the gathering; an unidentified spokeperson for Pukeatua; and Denis Simpson (Ngati Awa) [recording of his speech is is incomplete]. Tape five (OHT10-1388) features the end of the speech by Denis Simpson; Dawson Birch; reporter Wiremu Kaa interviewing Rongo Wirepa, futher korereo from Pihopa Whakahuihui Vercoe; Henare Nukunuku (Tai Rawhiti); whaikōrero by Whaia McClutchie (Ngāti Porou) at the opening; the Rarotongan speaker, and waiata. Tape six (OHT10-0690) features whaikorero (speeches) from: Henare Nukunuku (Ngāti Porou); Whaia McClutchie; the Rarotongan speaker; Petuere Raroa (Ngāti Porou); Reverend Charles Waldegrave (Anglican minister); and Hiko Heretaunga (Te Arawa), a teacher at Taita College [last speech continues on tape seven]. Tape seven (OHT10-0671) features whaikōrero (speeches) from: second speaker, Hiko Heretaunga (Te Arawa), a teacher at Taita College; third speaker is John Tapiata (Te Arawa, Ngai Te Rangi); fourth speaker Rongo Wirepa, Chair of Marae, briefly invites manuhiri (guests) to come to hongi; fifth speaker is Hemi Waenga, call manuhiri to come to hongi; and then commentary from reporter Henare Kingi. Following is an interview with Mate Kaiwai (Ngāti Porou), a visitor from Ngāti Porou (Hiruharama); and an interview with Henare Nukunuku (Ngāti Porou). Quantity: 8 10" reel(s). Search dates: 1988 Processing information: Record enhanced in 2016 with information from Piripi Walker, Secretary and Trustee of Te Upoko o Te Ika Trust Board.
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Date: 10 September 1988 From: Te Reo Irirangi o Te Upoko o Te Ika: Sound recordings Ref: OHT10-0668 Description: Tape two (OHT10-0668) is a near duplicate of OHT10-0670; the end of the recording has only the speech from the Rarotongan speaker [incomplete]. Quantity: 59...
Opening of wharenui Pukeatua at Wainuiomata Marae, tape six
From: Te Reo Irirangi o Te Upoko o Te Ika: Sound recordings Ref: OHT10-0690 Description: Tape six (OHT10-0690) features whaikorero (speeches) from: Henare Nukunuku (Ngāti Porou); Whaia McClutchie; the Rarotongan speaker; Petuere Raroa; Reverend C...
Opening of wharenui Pukeatua at Wainuiomata Marae, tape two
Date: 10 September 1988 From: Te Reo Irirangi o Te Upoko o Te Ika: Sound recordings Ref: OHT10-0670 Description: Tape two (OHT10-0670) features mihimihi (greetings); Petuere Raroa (Ngāti Porou); commentary in te reo Māori by broadcaster Wiremu Kaa; Alf Potaka (Maraeroa...
Date: 10 September 1988 From: Te Reo Irirangi o Te Upoko o Te Ika: Sound recordings Ref: OHT10-0677 Description: Tape four (OHT10-0677) features the end of the church service with multiple hymns, including: Rongo Wirepa (Chair Wainuiomata Marae) standing to greet all; m...
Date: 10 September 1988 From: Te Reo Irirangi o Te Upoko o Te Ika: Sound recordings Ref: OHT10-0672 Description: Tape three (OHT10-0672) features Reverend Anaru Takurua (Ngāti Porou) (leading prayers, communion, and baptism); Reverend Timoti Flavell; Bishop Pihopa Whaka...
From: Te Reo Irirangi o Te Upoko o Te Ika: Sound recordings Ref: OHT10-0671 Description: Tape seven (OHT10-0671) features whaikorero (speeches) from: second speaker, Hiko Heretaunga (Te Arawa), a teacher at Taita College; third speaker is John Ta...
Date: 10 September 1988 From: Te Reo Irirangi o Te Upoko o Te Ika: Sound recordings Ref: OHT10-1388 Description: Tape five (OHT10-1388) features whaikōrero: the end of the speech by Denis Simpson; Dawson Birch; reporter Wiremu Kaa interviewing Rongo Wirepa, further kōre...
Date: 10 September 1988 From: Te Reo Irirangi o Te Upoko o Te Ika: Sound recordings Ref: OHT10-0669 Description: Tape one (OHT10-0669) features studio announcers Piripi Walker and Murray Raihana (Ngāi Tāmanuhiri) presenting the coverage of the day's events interspersed ...