Anglican Archbishops pay tribute to Maori Queen
Wednesday, 16 August 2006
Press Release: Anglican Church in Aotearoa For immediate release
August 16, 2006
“A Star in our sky” – the Anglican Archbishops pay their tributes to Te Arikinui
The three Anglican Archbishops of Aotearoa, New Zealand and Polynesia, have added their tributes to Te Arikinui Te Atairangikaahu.
And they’ve each acknowledged Te Arikinui’s importance to their own particular tikanga, or culture – and to the task of unifying them all.
Archbishop Brown Turei, Te Pihopa o Aotearoa, (head of the Maori Anglican church) has described her as a “truly royal lady, a leader of immense historic significance who shaped Tainui, Maoridom and Aotearoa New Zealand as a whole for 40 good years. the rest