Story: Kūmara

Māori settlement

Māori settlement

This is an idealised view of a Māori settlement, drawn by Rozel Pharazyn. Kūmara gardens can be seen at the left and centre. Where possible, gardens were on north-facing slopes so they would receive maximum sun.

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Watercolour by Rozel Pharazyn

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Peter Adds, 'Kūmara - Introducing kūmara to New Zealand', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 17 August 2022)

Story by Peter Adds, published 24 Nov 2008