Commemorate Parihaka in Christchurch

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.
PDF of Parihaka commemorations in Christchurch

PARIHAKA COMMEMORATIONS

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.
Parihaka slides/music/poetry
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).

2 thoughts on “Commemorate Parihaka in Christchurch

  1. Gashtra He Tikakairakau 29 October 2013 / 12:18 pm

    Titiro !! Titiro !! Ki te maunga Tito’ea !! Runga o Pari’aka Waitotoroa….
    Ngati Moea’au !! Ngati ‘aupoto !!
    Ko te takiritanga i te ka’u o kuware….Kaitoa !! Kaitoa !!
    Ko To’u….Ko Te W’iti….nga manu e rua !!
    I patu nga ‘oariri ki te rangimarire….Kss Aue !! Kss Aue A!!
    A ‘a koa te pa’ua tanga o Pari’aka Aue !! Aue !! Aue ‘a….!!

    Haere mai !! Haere mai !! Haere mai !!
    Nau mai…..
    Whakatau mai 😛
    Rire rire….’au Pai Marire !!

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