The works were destroyed in the 1931 Hawke’s Bay Earthquake. The works were opened on 22 October 1906.
Unveiling of monument to Te Rapihana Hawaikirangi at Pakipaki
Text on monument –
This Monument was erected to the memory of TE RAPIHANA HAWAIKIRANGI
DIED 30TH OCTOBER 1919
AGED 60 YEARS.
HE WAS ONE OF THE WORTHY SONS OF AN ILLUSTRIOUS LINE OF CHIEFS. BEING A DESCENDANT OF TE WHATIUAPITI AND KAHUNGUNU.
HE WAS A GRAND-SON OF PUHARA OF HAWKE’S BAY AND PITIERA KOPU OF WAIROA.