Despite the events of the previous century, Moriori resumed positions of prominence on Rēkohu (Chatham Island) in the 20th century, through to today.. Tame Horomona Rehe (Tommy Solomon) was a successful businessman and farmer in the 1920s and early 1930s. Other descendants of Moriori, notably the Davis and Preece families, were influential in local government and … More Moriori today
One of the sadder aspects of the Moriori story is the generations of personal attacks, lies and slanders perpetrated against this people. The question needs to be asked: For what? What, for example did people have to gain from discrediting the very existence of Moriori, in the past and still, today? What purpose is there in … More Editorial Oversight.