Story: Traditional Māori games – ngā tākaro

Women play titi torea, around 1910

Women play titi torea, around 1910

Here a group of women stage a game of titi torea for the camera. In titi torea the players are seated, and throw sticks to each other while chanting.

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How to cite this page:

Ross Calman, 'Traditional Māori games – ngā tākaro - Stick games, string games, poi and haka', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/39348/women-play-titi-torea-around-1910 (accessed 12 December 2018)

Story by Ross Calman, published 5 Sep 2013