Kōrero: Moa

The moa and the lion

The moa and the lion

The fame of the moa's size briefly turned it into a national symbol. This postcard was issued in 1906 to mark the extraordinary record of the first New Zealand All Blacks rugby team in the United Kingdom.

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Alexander Turnbull Library
Reference: Eph-A-RUGBY-1905-1
Cartoon by Trevor Lloyd

Permission of the Alexander Turnbull Library, National Library of New Zealand, Te Puna Mātauranga o Aotearoa, must be obtained before any re-use of this image.

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Trevor H. Worthy, 'Moa - Moa and people', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/cartoon/11391/the-moa-and-the-lion (accessed 7 August 2020)

He kōrero nā Trevor H. Worthy, i tāngia i te 24 Sep 2007, reviewed & revised 17 Feb 2015