Ko Tapuwai-o-Uenuku te Maunga - Benio, Eastern Southland looking towards the Blue Mountains E kore te wai, e kore te tangata.No water, no people.This has been the big issue at centre of attention in every community I’ve worked in and in conversations at International Rural Churches conferences: water. How crucial
I have received so much from the wellspring of life and want that spring to keep flowing onto others. “Puna ngākau” is a term offered by a kuia-mentor in Te Tai Tokerau. What I offer here comes from the heart and from all that has been given to me.
Having lived in recent years in the Far North, we are again immersing ourselves among our own maunga, awa, and moana, and people of Central Otago.
Awhi atu awhi mai.