Story: Te Māori i te ohanga

Kāinga

Kāinga

He tānga pohewa tēnei nā tētahi tohunga tā o tētahi kāinga Māori. He mea whakatū ngā kāinga nei ki ngā wāhi kei reira ngā rawa o te whenua. Nā te hī ika, tuna, īnanga me te kohi mātaitai, ka noho tūtata mai te Māori ki ngā ara wai maha: ngā moana, ngā repo, ngā awa me ngā kōawa. Ki ngā wāhi whakatipu kai, ka kimi rātou i ngā pīnakitanga e anga ana ki te raki hei whakatipu i te kūmara, te taro, me te hue. I te takiwā o te rau tau atu i 1500, ka whai hiranga ngā pā tūwatawata, ā, he rite te wā, kei ngā wāhi ikeike ēnei wāhi.

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Te Ara - The Encyclopedia of New Zealand
Watercolour by Rozel Pharazyn

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Me pēnei te tohu i te whārangi:

Basil Keane, 'Te Māori i te ohanga - Te ohanga i mua i te taenga mai o te Pākehā', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/artwork/25741/kainga (accessed 15 December 2017)

Story by Basil Keane, published 11 Mar 2010