Story: Te ngahere – forest lore

Kiekie flower

Kiekie flower

This kiekie is growing on Breaksea Island, Fiordland. Māori weave kiekie leaves, and eat the fruit and bracts around the flower.

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Rāwiri Taonui, 'Te ngahere – forest lore - Plants for weaving', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 15 August 2022)

Story by Rāwiri Taonui, published 24 Sep 2007