Story: Kūmara

Kāheru (2nd of 4)

Kāheru

The kāheru was a spade used for lighter cultivation work, such as creating mounds and cultivating kūmara.

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How to cite this page:

Peter Adds, 'Kūmara - Tools and storage pits', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/17365/kaheru (accessed 21 November 2019)

Story by Peter Adds, published 24 Nov 2008