2 Jun 2020

Derek Lardelli receives Queen's Birthday knighthood

From Midday Report, 12:45 pm on 2 June 2020

The renowned artist, composer, tā moko expert and orator, Derek Lardelli, says his knighthood recognises the work done by all Māori artists across the motu.

Sir Derek received a knighthood for services to Maori art in the Queen's Birthday Honours.

He spoke to Māni Dunlop about what the accolade means to him and his whānau.