Story: Traditional Māori religion – ngā karakia a te Māori

Kōrere

Kōrere

This is a kōrere (feeding funnel), believed to be used during tattooing to feed puréed food and liquid to men of high rank. Kōrere were also used to feed tohunga under tapu.

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How to cite this page:

Basil Keane, 'Traditional Māori religion – ngā karakia a te Māori - Spiritual concepts', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/object/30793/korere (accessed 19 November 2018)

Story by Basil Keane, published 5 May 2011