Story: Kūmara

Taputini kūmara

Taputini kūmara

These kūmara, of the taputini variety, are believed to be one of four remaining pre-European varieties. The others are hutihuti, rekamaroa and houhere.

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Peter Adds, 'Kūmara - Introducing kūmara to New Zealand', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 23 June 2024)

Story by Peter Adds, published 24 Nov 2008