Reuben Murray | Te Aupōuri
Pāpā Rupene Mare is a prominent kaumātua of Te Aupōuri, Ngāti Kurī. Ko Pāpā Rupene Mare tēnei e kōrero mō wāna tini maharatanga ki ngā mate o mua rā. He hokinga mahara ki tōna whakatupuranga, ki te “Native school” me ngā mahi a te nēhi e whoatu ana i ngā rongoā ki tēnā ki tēnā. Ka hoki ngā mahara ki ngā kōrero me ngā mahi a tōna tuakana, nāna i kite ngā āhuaranga o te mate kohi. E tino whakapono ana a pāpā Rupene ki te hononga o te pakari o te tinana ki te pakari o te hinengaro.
He shares his childhood memories of his time at school, the medicines for the various illnesses and how his whānau were affected.
Check out his kōrero: https://bit.ly/3e5iPhI