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Author: Shelley Balsom & Tinaka Mearns

CLARIFICATION OF ‘MAUTOHE’ ADDED TO CATHEDRAL COVE

In your 30 April edition, Ian Collinson queried the use of Mautohe in recent communication on Cathedral Cove. Subsequent to Mr Collinson’s original letter we submit this. The governance group for the project to reinstate walking access to Cathedral Cove includes staff from DOC and a representative from Ngati Hei, who agreed it would be appropriate for the site’s traditional Ngati Hei name to be introduced and socialised. Ngati Hei were honoured to have the name used as part of this project, and a formal renaming process may be explored in future. To clarify, Mautohe means “lasting resistance”,...

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