Kōrero: Papatūānuku

‘Te Kura-o-Tauninihi no. 2’

‘Te Kura-o-Tauninihi no. 2’

Nā John Bevan Ford tēnei mahi toi i tā. He amokura tērā ka topa ki runga o Maungatautari, te maunga nui o Ngāti Raukawa e tata ana ki Kemureti. Nā te tuahine a Te Rauparaha nā Waitohi i akiaki ngā rangatira o Ngāti Raukawa kia hoki ki te maunga ki te ā mai i te iwi ki te tonga. Whāia, nā runga i te mana o te wahine nei, ka heke a Ngāti Raukawa ki Kapiti i te tonga. I te pātaitanga ki a Te Whatanui mō te hoki ki Maungatautari ka kī ia ko Te Kura-a-Tauninihi tērā. He kōrero tēnei mō ngā huruhuru tapu o te amokura i kawea mai ki Aotearoa mā runga i a Tainui.

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Me pēnei te tohu i te whārangi:

Te Ahukaramū Charles Royal, 'Papatūānuku - Te wahine, te whenua', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/artwork/11434/te-kura-o-tauninihi-no-2 (accessed 17 October 2019)

Story by Te Ahukaramū Charles Royal, published 24 Sep 2007