Story: Traditional Māori games – ngā tākaro

Reti (sled)

Reti (sled)

These children ride a reti (sled). Sometimes reti were made from any suitable material that was at hand, for example pieces of wood or bark, or the head of a tī (cabbage) tree. At other times they were made more specially and carefully, and sometimes adorned with carving.

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Ross Calman, 'Traditional Māori games – ngā tākaro - Flying kites, spinning tops and other games', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 24 July 2024)

Story by Ross Calman, published 5 Sep 2013