Story: Ngārara – reptiles

Whai (stingray)

Watch footage of a stingray swimming. The stingray is considered to be descended from Punga, whose descendants were seen as repulsive and ugly.

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Bradford Haami, 'Ngārara – reptiles - Punga and his descendants', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 15 June 2024)

Story by Bradford Haami, published 24 Sep 2007