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Lands of the Shining Peak: 'When death itself is dead, I shall be alive'

September 18, 2020

From Whanganui, I arrive in Taranaki, a peninsula formed by Mount Taranaki, a name that's thought to mean 'Shining Peak'. It's a beautiful province but one with a murky history of conflict between Māori and settlers, including the now-famous pacifist struggle led by Te Whiti and others at Parihaka.

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