In keeping with the celebration of Matariki, Auckland iwi launched a 111-year-old steam train named Tāiki, Stuff reports. Ngāti Te Ata and the Glenbrook Vintage Railway have teamed up to celebrate Te Mātahi o Te Tau (the Māori New Year) differently, with Waiuku iwi ancestral names to remember the history of the area. Tāiki is a famous tupuna of Ngāti Te Ata, while the Te Tuhionorangi Express is named after is a historic pā site at the mouth of the Manukau Harbour.
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