Dreaming of Te Rauparaha.

This was written to remember that the Thistle Inn in Wellington, Te Rauparaha’s favourite pub in his latter years. 

E kōrero ana ki Ngā Tama Toa/talking to The Young Warriors.

This was written as a mihi to the work of the young men and women who spearheaded the Māori renaissance in the 1970s. I met Ted Nia at Canterbury University in the early 1970s and later became close friends with Te Taki (Wally) Tairakena, who, sadly, was killed in February 22nd earthquake in Christchurch when the CTV building collapsed.

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