Story: Rongoā – medicinal use of plants

Hue wairua

Hue wairua

This modern artwork by Theresa Reihana is called a hue wairua. The hue (gourd) was traditionally used for storing Māori medicines.

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Maori Artist
Object by Theresa Reihana

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How to cite this page:

Rhys Jones, 'Rongoā – medicinal use of plants - Rongoā today', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/artwork/14606/hue-wairua (accessed 24 May 2019)

Story by Rhys Jones, published 24 Sep 2007