History – HĪTORI O TE MARAE

Whare ‘Takihiku’ is named after the youngest child of Raukawa and Turongoihi.  His tuakana are Rereahu (who was the eldest), Whakatere, and then his sister Kurawari. According to kōrero, Raukawa was quite fond of his potiki, so much so that while Takihiku was a baby, the hiku portion (from the …