You are not permitted to download, save or email this image. Visit image gallery to purchase the image.
Soon after his death the Shotover's Mother rapid was renamed "Moana-Roa Chief", in his honour.
At the graveside ceremony on Saturday a sculpture with an inscription in Maori was unveiled.
It reads, in part: "May you rest here forever in our hearts and in our minds.
"Kia kaha, I am the river and the river is me".