Tuhi­wai his­tory

Kapi-Mana News - - OPINION -

Our story (June 17) in­cor­rectly traced the his­tory of the mere pounamu (green­stone club) named Tuhi­wai, once owned by Te Rau­paraha. The club was, in fact, gifted to the pre­de­ces­sor of Te Papa, the Do­min­ion Mu­seum, by Tu­tuira Wi­neera in 1963. The Wi­neera fam­ily are di­rect de­scen­dants of Te Rau­paraha.

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