22 Sep 2020

Tears and song farewell Taranaki's Mawhitiwhiti Kanihi Pa

From Morning Report, 7:55 am on 22 September 2020

Music was the constant companion as memories were shared and tears shed as Mawhitiwhiti Kanihi pa was farewelled at the weekend in a style befitting one of Taranaki's most heralded dance floors.

A regular show band haunt, the rimu floorboards of the affectionately known 'big room' are making way for a multi-purpose cultural hub.

Taranaki Whanganui reporter Robin Martin went along to the poroporaki or farewell.