The Prophets: Tuhoe Ringatu

Location:New Zealand / Aotearoa
Subject:Maori religion
Length:30 minutes
Year Released:1974
Series:Tangata Whenua: The People of the Land
Director:Barry Barclay
Producer:Pacific Films
Library Code:Archive-NZFA
Description:The Tuhoe people of the Urewera country have held together and preserved the Ringatu religion founded in the nineteenth century by Te Kooti Rikirangi. At Mataatua meetinghouse, Tuhoe people observe a kaumarua, one of their religious practices. A tribal leader, John Rangihau, takes a group to visit the deserted marae at Maungapohatu, from where the prophet Rua Kenana was taken to prison.
Record No:1725
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