Kōrero: Ngārara

He tānga mokomoko

He tānga mokomoko

Nā Te Pura (Walter Buller) ēnei tānga o ētahi mokomoko. E ai ki te Māori, ko Tū-te-wehiwehi te tipuna o ngā mokomoko. I puta a ia i te moana ka noho ki runga i te whenua.

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Te Ara - The Encyclopedia of New Zealand
Reference: Walter Buller, ‘A list of the lizards inhabiting New Zealand, with descriptions.’ Transactions and proceedings of the New Zealand Institute, 1870. Vol. 3. Wellington: James Hughes, 1871, plate 2

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Me pēnei te tohu i te whārangi:

Bradford Haami, 'Ngārara - Mai i te moana ki te whenua', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/artwork/12934/he-tanga-mokomoko (accessed 23 July 2019)

Story by Bradford Haami, published 24 Sep 2007