Story: Te mahi kai – food production economics

Tangaroa carving, Cook Islands (3rd of 3)

Tangaroa carving, Cook Islands

Tangaroa is the Cook Islands god of the sea. An image representing a carved figure of Tangaroa is shown on this one-dollar coin.

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Manuka Henare, 'Te mahi kai – food production economics - Initial settlement', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 3 July 2022)

Story by Manuka Henare, published 24 Nov 2008