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.

Using this item

Viking Sevenseas NZ

This item has been provided for private study purposes (such as school projects, family and local history research) and any published reproduction (print or electronic) may infringe copyright law. It is the responsibility of the user of any material to obtain clearance from the copyright holder.

All images & media in this story

How to cite this page:

Ross Calman, 'Traditional Māori games – ngā tākaro - Flying kites, spinning tops and other games', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/39361/reti-sled (accessed 24 July 2024)

Story by Ross Calman, published 5 Sep 2013