Story: Te ohanga onamata a rohe – economic regions

Māori kāinga

Māori kāinga

This is a sketch of an imagined typical Māori kāinga (settlement). Fortified were often found alongside the best areas for gardens, to protect both the crops and fertile horticultural lands.

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Basil Keane, 'Te ohanga onamata a rohe – economic regions - Tradable commodities', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/artwork/23595/maori-kainga (accessed 25 January 2020)

Story by Basil Keane, published 11 Mar 2010