Story: Canoe traditions

Tākitimu mountains, Southland

Tākitimu mountains, Southland

The Tākitimu canoe is also said to have explored the West Coast of the South Island. It was wrecked on the south coast, where it was transfixed as the Tākitimu mountains.

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Rāwiri Taonui, 'Canoe traditions - Canoes of the South Island', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 17 April 2024)

Story by Rāwiri Taonui, published 8 Feb 2005