A Platform for Story telling

Te Rangi Aoao Nunui is Puke Ariki's platform to tell historical and cultural stories from Taranaki.

Robert Wells (2004). *Carol Mackenzie.* Collection of Puke Ariki (PHO2008-533).

Robert Wells: A Life-time Legacy in Pictures

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A gateway to knowledge

Te Rangi Aoao refers to Ranginui the sky father and the connection or gateway to a boundless expanse of knowledge. It's about reaching towards a great understanding by accessing a higher realm of knowledge.

Hurdon Street sign (2014). Mike Gooch. Word on the Street image collection.

Hurdon Street

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Learn about our heritage

Puke Ariki aims to inspire creativity and enrich lives by promoting the cultural heritage of Taranaki.  Please contact us for further information and to provide feedback on our stories.

Clive Webby in Samoa. Collection of Puke Ariki (PHO2017-0038).

A Taranaki Inventor

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