Story: Taniwha

Northland taniwha mascot

Northland taniwha mascot

This is a modern interpretation of a taniwha, known as Tāne. It is the mascot of the Northland Rugby Union.

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Basil Keane, 'Taniwha - Taniwha today', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 26 May 2022)

Story by Basil Keane, published 24 Sep 2007