Story: Tāwhirimātea – the weather

Rows of kūmara (2nd of 3)

Rows of kūmara

Distinctive lines of clouds were compared to rows of kūmara crops in plantations like this one.

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Basil Keane, 'Tāwhirimātea – the weather - Clouds', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 3 July 2022)

Story by Basil Keane, published 12 Jun 2006, updated 1 Mar 2022