Kōrero: Ngā waka tere moana

Waka hourua o Tonga

Waka hourua o Tonga

E whakapono ētahi he waka hourua a Tainui me Te Arawa, ko te ingoa ko Ngā-Māhanga-a-Tuamatua. Nō te ūnga mai ki te whenua nei ka wehe rua te waka. Tērā pea, i hanga ōrite nei taua waka ki ngā waka e whakaatuhia nei i te tānga nei nā Isaac Gilsemans. I tāngia e ia te whakaahua nei i tōna haerenga i te taha o Abel Tasman ki ngā moutere o Tonga i te tau 1643.

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Me pēnei te tohu i te whārangi:

Rāwiri Taonui, 'Ngā waka tere moana - Te Arawa rāua ko Tainui', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/artwork/2347/waka-hourua-o-tonga (accessed 20 September 2019)

Story by Rāwiri Taonui, published 8 Feb 2005