Story: Pounamu – jade or greenstone

Guardianship of pounamu

Guardianship of pounamu

Areas of pounamu deposits are identified, along with the local rūnanga or guardians.

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Source: Te Rūnanga o Ngāi Tahu, Pounamu Management Plan

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Basil Keane, 'Pounamu – jade or greenstone - Ngāi Tahu and pounamu', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/map/7680/guardianship-of-pounamu (accessed 17 October 2017)

Story by Basil Keane, published 12 Jun 2006