Kōrero: Kites and manu tukutuku



In this illustration by Philippa Stichbury, Whakatau-pōtiki flies a manu taratahi. He was raised by the wind folk out in the ocean, and used to walk on the sea while flying his kite. He came ashore only when beckoned by his mother, Apakura, from whom he had been separated.

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Te Ara - The Encyclopedia of New Zealand
Reference: Ron Bacon, Maori legends: seven stories. Auckland, Shortland Educational, 1984, pp. 16-17

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Bob Maysmor, 'Kites and manu tukutuku - Manu tukutuku – Māori kites', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/artwork/5286/whakatau-potiki (accessed 14 April 2024)

He kōrero nā Bob Maysmor, i tāngia i te 12 Jun 2006