Story: Ngāi Tūhoe

Tāwhao Tioke

Tāwhao Tioke of Tūhoe was born and raised in the Urewera region. As a child he was taught about the uses and applications of plants by his elders. Today he passes that knowledge on to younger generations. Listen to him talk about the medicinal properties of native plants.

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Rangi McGarvey, 'Ngāi Tūhoe - The land and environment', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 31 March 2023)

Story by Rangi McGarvey, published 8 Feb 2005, updated 1 Mar 2017