Story: Rongoā – medicinal use of plants

Tūhoto Ariki

Tūhoto Ariki

This portrait by Gottfried Lindauer is of Tūhoto Ariki, a renowned tohunga of the Tūhourangi people in Rotorua. Tūhoto was a tohunga ahurewa, a priestly expert.

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Oil painting by Gottfried Lindauer

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Rhys Jones, 'Rongoā – medicinal use of plants - Supernatural and human illnesses', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/artwork/14590/tuhoto-ariki (accessed 21 May 2019)

Story by Rhys Jones, published 24 Sep 2007