Taringa - Ep 262 - Once Upon a Taima - Te Pakanga ki Ō-Rākau
In honour of our national day of commemoration of the NZ Land Wars, this installment of Once Upon a Taima is a brief version of the battle of Ō-Rākau in 1864. This version is based on the account of Hitiri Te Paerata, a Chief of Ngāti Raukawa & Ngāti te Kohera, who fought in the battle himself - losing many of his whānau, including his Father and Brother.
To read more about Hitiri, go here: http://www.enzb.auckland.ac.nz/document/?wid=2006
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