Kōrero: Whakairo

He waka taua, i te tau 1769

He waka taua, i te tau 1769

I kitea tēnei waka taua i waho atu o Te Ika-a-Rongomai i Te Tai Rāwhiti, i te haerenga tuatahi mai o Kuki i te tau 1769. Kei runga i te waka ko te tauihu, me te taurapa inā kē te kaitā. Hei whakarākei i te waka, ko ngā puhi taioreore o te waka. Inā anō te tau o ngā whakairoiro o ngā rauawa kei ngā tahataha. He mea here ēnei ki te takere o te waka kia mania tōna rere i te moana. 

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Me pēnei te tohu i te whārangi:

Brett Graham, 'Whakairo - Te whakairo mai i te tau 1500 ki te tau 1800', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/artwork/43101/he-waka-taua-i-te-tau-1769 (accessed 12 November 2019)

Story by Brett Graham, published 22 Oct 2014