14 Jul 2023

Renovation of Tauranga kapehu - star compass

From Matariki, 8:31 am on 14 July 2023

Last year on the inaugural Matariki holiday - Atea a Rangi - the name of the kapehu or star compass was unveiled. The greenstone compass, sourced from the Arahura River in the South Island, sits at the peak of Mauao in Tauranga. Now it has had bronze rings added to it and the builders hope the compass lasts at least 200 years.

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