He mira ā-ringa tēnei hei hurihuri i te witi ki te puehu parāoa. Nā tana kūare ki tēnei momo kai, kīhai te Māori i rata ki te whakatipu witi. Heoi, whai muri i te whakawhiwhinga o Ruatara ki tētahi mira puehu parāoa ā-ringa ka kite tōna iwi i ngā hua ka whai i te witi.
Te whakamahi i tēnei tūemi
Niupepa: Maori newspapers
Reference: Te Korimako, 14 October, 1882, p.9
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