30 Apr 2024

How 19th century leader Apihai Te Kawau shaped Auckland

From Māpuna Podcast, 12:00 pm on 30 April 2024

A new stage production in Auckland looks at life for Ngati Whatua through the eyes of one their most prominent tupuna, Apihai Te Kawau, who signed Te Tiriti O Waitangi in March 1840. Scriptwriter and producer Joe Pihema tells a story of love, war, loss and destiny during a time which helped to shape how Tamaki Makaurau would become Aotearoa's biggest city.