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Princess Iwa

Princess Iwa

by Angela Skerrett Tainui

Meet the young woman from Bluff who shared her culture on the world stage. 

One day, many years ago, I was visiting my pōua when I noticed a photo of a beautiful wahine on the wall. She had long, wavy hair and wore a kākahu around her shoulders and a hei tiki around her neck. She looked to be about eighteen.

Series: School Journal Level 3 June 2022

Learning area: English, The Arts, Social Sciences

Curriculum level: 3

Reading year level: 5

Topics: ancestors, biography, composer, concert party, culture, history, international, kapa haka, opera, performance, princess, singing, tīpuna, tūpuna, wahine, waiata, whānau, World War I, World War II

In: School Journal Level 3 June 2022

Publication date: June 2022

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