Kōrero: Nōnahea a Aotearoa nōhia tuatahitia ai?

Ngā Rā o Kupe

Ngā Rā o Kupe

Kiia ai tēnei kōhatu e tū ana ki te takutai ki Wairarapa ko Ngā Rā o Kupe, he rite hoki ia ki te rā i runga i te waka hourua. He tipuna a Kupe o te maha o ngā iwi o Aotearoa. E ai ki te kōrero, ka tū tana puninga ki ngā papatahi e tata ana ki te toka nei. Ka haere ia ki te hōpara i te whenua. Heoi, e ai ki ētahi atu whakapapa, nō muri rawa a Kupe, me kī nō te rau tau e 1400 – nō muri rawa i te taenga mai o te tangata ki Aotearoa i te wā 1250–1300 AD. Ahakoa te hōhonu o ngā whakapapa me te pai hei rawa, e kore e taea e ngā whakapapa te homai i te wā ake i tau te noho a te tangata ki Aotearoa.

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Me pēnei te tohu i te whārangi:

Geoff Irwin and Carl Walrond, 'Nōnahea a Aotearoa nōhia tuatahitia ai? - Ngā aromātai mā ngā tātai whakapapa', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/artwork/3611/nga-ra-o-kupe (accessed 14 November 2019)

Story by Geoff Irwin and Carl Walrond, published 8 Feb 2005, updated 1 May 2016