This is an important event that not only marks a significant tragedy for Ngati Ira, and Whakatohea, but also for Waitaha in the wrongful killing of Hakaraia. Earlier this year the history team met with Ngati Ira and visited the site where Hakaraia tragically lost his life. The commemorations will be held;
Sunday, 4th October 2015 from
OpotikiTe Kapu o Waitaha is arranging transport and invites interested whanau to call the office 573 5314. Seats are limited, so it will pay to call us early.