Story: Taiapa, Pineamine

Pine Taiapa describing the planting rituals of Ngati Porou

Hear Pine Taiapa, recorded for radio in spring 1960, describing the planting rituals of Ngati Porou along the Waiapu River. He discusses the karakia and waiata associated with kumara planting, and stresses the importance of facing the sunrise. (3 min 49 sec)

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Angela Ballara. 'Taiapa, Pineamine', Dictionary of New Zealand Biography, first published in 1998, updated June, 2015. Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 29 February 2020)