In 1998, on the eve of Ngāi Tahu reaching settlement with the Crown, former foundryman Mark Solomon stepped into the role of kaiwhakahaere (Chair) of the iwi’s governing council, Te Rūnanga o Ngāi Tahu. In this session, Tā Mark speaks about his memoir, Mana Whakatipu (co-authored with Mark Revington), detailing his years at the helm of the tribe, his thoughts on leadership and life, the people who influenced him, and his vision for the future of Māoridom, and Aotearoa.
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