Image of Ted Nepia.

Edward (Ted) Henry Nēpia (1904-1983) - Ngāti Kahungunu (Image: Hastings Street School Souvenir Booklet, 1960 - Hawke’s Bay Museums Trust, Ruawharo Tā-ū-rangi, 24270)

Ted Nēpia and Turirangi te Kani

As a returned veteran, Ted Nēpia was the National Secretary of the 28th (Māori) Battalion Association and wrote the narrative for the Battalion’s official history.

In this clip Nēpia speaks with a fellow veteran, Turirangi Te Kani about the history of the Battle of Gate Pā, Tauranga.

This is an excerpt from the programme'Te Reo o te Māori', 11 November 1967.

Collection reference 43488
Year 1967