Peaceful resistance to a militia invasion began in the Taranaki settlement of Parihaka on 5 November 1881. This year there are events in Christchurch commemorating this historical event.
4 & 5 November 2013
Christchurch Otautahi Commemorations
Monday 4 November
6.30 – 7.15pm Jailhouse Backpackers, 338 Lincoln Rd
Free tours of Addington Jail where Tohu and Te Whiti were imprisoned.
7.30 – 8.00pm Addington Coffee Co-op, 297 Lincoln Rd.
8.00 – 8.30pm Guest Speaker: Ruakere Hond from Parihaka
8.30 – 9.00pm Discussion
Tuesday 5 November
7.00 – 8.15pm Transitional Cathedral, 220 Hereford St.
The film Tātarakihi: The Children of Parihaka followed by a discussion with Ruakere Hond
Information from Parihaka Committee (Otautahi).