Story: Te ngahere – forest lore

Eating mamaku

Mamaku was an important food from the bush. In this video clip, Tipene O’Regan describes how the ‘sweet porridge from the trunk’ was eaten.

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Rāwiri Taonui, 'Te ngahere – forest lore - Tree ferns', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/video/14079/eating-mamaku (accessed 26 June 2019)

Story by Rāwiri Taonui, published 24 Sep 2007