Posts Tagged ‘Kōiwi’

Request for schoolgirls’ karakia over human remains causes upset

Thursday, September 8th, 2022

Upset whānau say asking a pair of Māori schoolgirls to say a karakia (prayer) over human remains found at their school breached many protocols. The human kōiwi (bones) were found at Epsom Girls Grammar school. The school admits that although the idea was well-intentioned, it was a breach of tikanga (custom) and should not have Read more