Mokoia Island

Role Models - Hinemoa and Tutanekai

Role Models - Hinemoa and Tutanekai

In my wharenui (meeting house) is a carved figure. It represents Hinemoa. She is a source of pride and mana for her iwi. Her descendants deserve to be proud. She is the embodiment of mana wahine, ihi, wehi and wana (woman power, energy and passion).