Welcome for Te Maia Kahurangi

at: 
Waverley St, next to Fire Station
Cost: 
Free

KEEP (Karamea Estuary Enhancement Project) invite you to welcome our long awaited sculpture of the spiritual guardian of the Karamea estuary, Te Maia Kahurangi. The sculpture is of a life sized Hokioi with the chief Te Maia Kahurangi (his brother) astride his back, as described in legend.

5:30am: Unveiling and blessing by local Iwi Ngati Waewae and Ngati Apa.

10:00 am  Public welcome by visiting and local dignitaries, followed by refreshments at the RSA community hall.

All are welcome to attend either or both events.

More about the legend can be found at https://karamea.nz/karamea_estuary_enhancement_project

 

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