Dr. Terry Ryan speaking about Rehua Marae

Dr. Terry Ryan is the Secretary of Rehua Marae. In 2004 he marked 30 years as the Kāwai Kaitiaki of Ngāi Tahu Whakapapa (an acknowledged authority on the contemporary whakapapa of the Ngāi Tahu people). In 2001 he received an honorary Doctorate of Science Degree for his contributions to genealogy and in 1994 he was awarded the MBE on the Queen’s Honour List ‘for services to the Māori community of the South Island’. He is the Kaumatua for Christchurch City Libraries.

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