Traditional Stories from Kaumātua Edward Ellison


Kāi Tahu leader Edward Ellison will give a special online presentation on Waitangi Day, hosted by the Central Otago District Council. In his talk entitled Wāhi Tūpuna, Mr Ellison will speak about significant Central Otago landmarks and share traditional stories that are an important part of local Kāi Tahu history, culture and traditions. “Our history is in the land, recorded in traditions and placenames left by the ancestors that span time,” said Mr Ellison. “The presentation seeks to give an insight to what we refer to as wahi tūpuna (places of our ancestors).” The event on Sunday 6 February will run [...]