8 Nov 2019

Hundreds gather at Papawai marae to celebrate Sir Kim Workman

From Checkpoint, 5:49 pm on 8 November 2019

More than 200 people gathered at a Greytown marae as Ngāti Kahungunu ki Wairarapa celebrated the first person from their iwi to be knighted.

Sir Kim Workman was knighted in the New Year Honours, and Friday was a chance for his community to pay tribute to the tireless justice campaigner.

Te Aniwa Hurihanganui filed this report from Papawai Marae.