Source: Maori Party – Headline: Māori Party celebrates new papakāinga
Māku anō e hanga toku whare
Ko tōna tāhuhu, he hinau
Ona pou he mahoe, he patatē
At the end of the 19th century, Kingi Tawhiao spoke about rebuilding, using the concept ‘I will build my house’. Just recently that concept was remembered by Kōkōhīnau and Pahipoto committees as they honoured former Minister of Māori Development Hon Te Ururoa Flavell.