Meet the Locals #2

Michael O'Leary, by Harriet Bright Michael is a poet, publisher and bookseller at Kākāriki Books on the train platform, who has lived in Paekākāriki for more than twenty years. He came up from Dunedin and was living in ‘a pretty horrible’ old house in Wellington when his friend Moana saw a place … [Read more...] about Meet the Locals #2

Meet the locals #1

Carol Reihana, her brother Karl Farrell and whānau hold the Ahi Kaa of Ngāti Haumia Ki Paekākāriki. She has iwi affiliations with  Ngāti Toa Rangatira, Raukawa, Te Ātiawa ki Whakarongotai, Ngāi Tahu  and represents Ngāti Haumia on Te Whakaminenga o Kāpiti a partnership between tāngata whenua and the … [Read more...] about Meet the locals #1