Story: Kites and manu tukutuku



Kites are also used for other forms of recreation. In the popular sport of kitesurfing, a hand-held kite gives speed and lift while you surf.

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Bob Maysmor, 'Kites and manu tukutuku - Kite flying today', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 22 April 2024)

Story by Bob Maysmor, published 12 Jun 2006