Kōrero: Taniwha

Haumapuhia

Haumapuhia

Ko Haumapuhia te taniwha rongonui kei Waikaremoana. E rua ōna taha ka whakaatatia i tēnei mahi toi. Kei te taha mauī o te kanohi ko Haumapuhia te kōtiro. I hurihia ia hei taniwha e tōna matua (te taha matau o te kanohi). Ka kitea ngā kokorutanga o Waikaremoana i puta mai nā ana korikori kia puta ai ki te moana. Nā Shane Evans o Ngāi Tahu tēnei mahi toi i tā i te wā i a ia i te kāreti o Queen Charlotte.

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Reference: Annie Rae Te Ake Ake, Myths and legends of Aotearoa. Scholastic New Zealand Ltd: Auckland. 1999, p. 35
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Me pēnei te tohu i te whārangi:

Basil Keane, 'Taniwha - Taniwha ki te wai māori', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/artwork/10868/haumapuhia (accessed 22 August 2019)

Story by Basil Keane, published 24 Sep 2007