Tamihana tour inspires

Tamahere’s most notable historic figure, Wiremu Tamihana, left big shoes to fill as around 50 locals learnt today on a unique tour of Waikato sites significant in his life.

In what could be precedent setting tourism, the hopes, words and deeds of the remarkable 19th century rangatira were revealed as still relevant today.

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ANZAC day in iso

It was pocket-size ANZAC dawn services in Tamahere today, and around New Zealand.

In Koppens Rd members of four bubbles gathered around a letterbox-turned-memorial to join, from afar, the national service broadcast from the Pukeahu National War Memorial in Wellington.

In Rosebanks Dr, where wreaths adorned letterboxes, a trumpeter played the Last Post.

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