Rāhiri and Āhuaiti had a son, Uenuku. After he and Āhuaiti separated, Rāhiri had a second son named Kaharau with Whakaruru. The two sons fought for their birthright. As part of a peacemaking process, Rāhiri instructed them to make a flax rope. This photograph from the 1920s or 1930s shows two unidentified Māori making rope.
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