Kōrero: Kūmara

Rua kūmara

Rua kūmara

Ko te rua kūmara hei pupuri i ngā kūmara ka kainga, ka puritia rānei mō te tau kei te tū. He kūaha, he taupoki rānei hei kati i te rua. Keria ai ngā rua ki ngā taha o ngā hiwi (1), keria rānei kia rite ki te pere te āhua (2). He awa hei pana wai (3 me te 4). He tuanui tō ētahi o ngā rua rahi (4 me te 5). Tērā ētahi atu rua pakupaku iho he tapawhā te takoto; keria ai ēnei ki ngā wāhi mārakerake, ki roto rānei i tētahi whare nui atu, tētahi rua nui atu rānei.

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Source: Janet Davidson, Prehistory of New Zealand. Auckland: Longman Paul, 1987

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Peter Adds, 'Kūmara - Ngā taputapu me ngā rua kūmara', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/diagram/17370/rua-kumara (accessed 21 October 2019)

Story by Peter Adds, published 24 Nov 2008