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Memorable Ariki Day despite weather

Monday 9 July 2018 | Published in Local

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Memorable Ariki Day despite weather
Ui Ariki Day was celebrated in fi ne style at Au Maru in Arorangi on Friday. Posing for a photo near the end of the celebration, which featured brunch for Puaikura residents, are Itiao Mataiapo Andre Tapena, House of Ariki secretary Puna Rakanui, Tinomana Tokerau Ariki, Kaumaiti Nui Tou Travel Ariki, and Va'a Tuatua (speaker) for Tinomana Ariki, Tere Taio. PHOTO: Karen Scott. 18070760

Held under grey skies with persistent light rain, Ui Ariki and Aronga Mana Day in Puaikura this year was a fairly muted affair compared with previous years, with no large-scale entertainment and fewer participants.

Held under grey skies with persistent light rain, Ui Ariki and Aronga Mana Day in Puaikura this year was a fairly muted affair compared with previous years, with no large-scale entertainment and fewer participants.


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