Kōrero: Kūmara

Rua kūmara

Rua kūmara

He tapawhā te hanga o tēnei rua kūmara, he tuanui hoki. He mea keri ngā rua kūmara ki roto i te whenua kia noho mahana ai, kia kore ai e pirau. Ka rere iho te ua i te tuanui ki ngā kōrere (taha matau). Mō ētahi, kei roto kē te kōrere i te rua.

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Te Ara - The Encyclopedia of New Zealand
Reference: Helen Leach, 1,000 years of gardening in New Zealand. Wellington: Reed Publishing, 1984, p. 36
Drawing by Nancy Tichborne

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Me pēnei te tohu i te whārangi:

Peter Adds, 'Kūmara - Ngā taputapu me ngā rua kūmara', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/artwork/17369/rua-kumara (accessed 21 October 2019)

Story by Peter Adds, published 24 Nov 2008