Story: Ngā manu – birds

Bird stories

Ngāi Tahu leader Sir Tīpene O’Regan relates Māori traditions about the tihe or hihi (stitchbird), tīwaiwaka (fantail), korimako (bellbird), tīeke (saddleback) and kōkako.

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Kelly Keane-Tuala, 'Ngā manu – birds - Tohu – signs and predictions', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 15 August 2022)

Story by Kelly Keane-Tuala, published 24 Sep 2007, reviewed & revised 17 Feb 2015