Story: Traditional Māori games – ngā tākaro

Poster showing traditional Māori recreations, 1970s

This poster, produced by the Post Office Savings Bank, illustrates a range of traditional Māori games and pastimes.

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Alexander Turnbull Library
Reference: Eph-D-MAORI-POSB-1976/01

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How to cite this page:

Ross Calman, 'Traditional Māori games – ngā tākaro - Sports and games in traditional Māori society', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 23 May 2022)

Story by Ross Calman, published 5 Sep 2013