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Maori women with kūmara

Maori women with kūmara

Ngāwini (left) and Ngahuia Hetaraka are filling their kete with kūmara (sweet potato) tubers, in Awanui, Northland.

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Maggy Wassilieff, 'Gardens - Māori gardens', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 20 August 2022)

Story by Maggy Wassilieff, published 24 Nov 2008