Te Rangi Aoao Nunui is Puke Ariki's platform to tell historical and cultural stories from Taranaki.
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.
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.
Inspired by Puke Ariki's Heritage Collections that capture the very essence of Taranaki, Taranaki stories were developed in 2003 to 2005 to celebrate the launch of the newly-created Puke Ariki.
Word on the Street is an on-going series exploring the origins of Taranaki street names. It first appeared in the Taranaki Daily News in 2009 and since then over 400 streets have featured. The…