Kōrero: Ngā tupu mai i Hawaiki

Rua kūmara

Rua kūmara

He tapawhā te hanga o tēnei rua kūmara, he rauwhare te tuanui. Ko te wairere kei te taha matau o te tuanui. Mō ētahi rua, kei roto kē te wairere i te rua, ka puare mā tētahi awakari. Ka whakairi ngā kete kūmara ki ngā whata.

Te whakamahi i tēnei tūemi

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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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Louise Furey, 'Ngā tupu mai i Hawaiki - Te kūmara, te hue, te aute', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/artwork/17501/rua-kumara (accessed 1 August 2021)

He kōrero nā Louise Furey, i tāngia i te 24 Nov 2008