17 Aug 2022

Te Arawa leader, educator Sir Toby Curtis mourned

From Checkpoint, 5:55 pm on 17 August 2022

Tributes are pouring in for Te Arawa leader and longtime Māori education advocate, Sir Toby Curtis, who died this morning aged 83.

A proud Ngāti Pikiao and Ngāti Rongomai leader, his whānau are remembering him as a towering intellectual, a gifted orator, and a tireless advocate for te reo Māori.

Jamie Tahana reports.