Tiopira Heiwari, ?-1956 (Te Rarawa)
Tiopira Heiwari speaks on behalf of Te Rarawa. As a descendant of Te Morenga, he was considered a leading kaumatua of Te Rarawa.
Heiwari was a staunch supporter of the war efforts and many of his whanaunga went to both World Wars.
Image Credit: One of the original National Broadcasting Service 16-inch discs used to record the Return of the 28th Māori Battalion. Ngā Taonga Sound & Vision collection
Speaker: Tiopira Heiwari
Whakamahia ai mātou ngā pihikete ki te rapu māramatanga ki te āhua o tō whakamahi i tēnei paetukutuku, ki te whakapai hoki i tō whai wāhi mai. Ki te rapu kōrero anō pānuitia te kaupapahere tūmataiti.