Kōrero: Kurī

Kōpūwai

Kōpūwai

Ko te tipua a Kōpūwai tēnei me tētahi o āna kurī ūpoko-rua. Noho ai a Kōpūwai me āna kurī ki ngā tahatika o te awa o Mataau (Clutha) i Ōtākou. I te kāhakitanga o tētahi kōtiro, ka whāia, ka patua a Kōpūwai me āna kurī.

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Reference: Pauline Cartwright, Kopuwai the water swallower. Auckland: Scholastic, 1998, p. 9
Drawing by Phillip Paea

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Me pēnei te tohu i te whārangi:

Basil Keane, 'Kurī - Ngā kōrero onamata mō te kurī', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/artwork/16232/kopuwai (accessed 25 June 2019)

Story by Basil Keane, published 24 Nov 2008