Ngāti Kahungunu tipuna (ancestors)
Ngāti Kahungunu is the largest iwi (tribe) in Hawke’s Bay. Its boundaries extend from Wairoa to Wairarapa. In the late 19th century Samuel Carnell photographed many Ngāti Kahungunu people, leaving an invaluable record of the iwi at this time. The number of marae in Hawke’s Bay is ...
Despite being small, you are of great value / ahakoa he iti he pounamu (Whakatauki)
New Zealand - Maori Proverbs ahakoa he iti he pounamu despite being small you are of great value