Centennial celebrations for Maori Anglican church

The Maori Anglican Bishop in Bay of Plenty, Ngarahu Katene, will be among about 150 people who are expected to attend centennial celebrations on 3 December at St Matthew’s church north west of Taupo.

The tiny Maori Anglican church in the small settlement of Oruanui was built in 1911 from pit sawn totara and features traditionally woven tukutuku panels and kowhaiwhai or scroll paintings.

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