Kōrero: Ngāi Tahu

Te Wai Pounamu

Te Wai Pounamu

Atu i ngā rohe whenua ki te raki, ko Ngāi Tahu te mana ki Te Wai Pounamu. Ko ōna paenga ki te raki, atu i Parinui-o-whiti i te rāwhiti ki Kahuraki i te uru. Kia tae ki ngā tau tōmua o te rau tau 1800, kua tūtū ngā kāinga o Ngāi Tahu i te tai rāwhiti o Te Wai Pounamu, atu i Kaikōura haere whakatetonga ki Te Ara-o-Kiwa (Foveaux Strait). Ka tapahi ara rātou ki te tuawhenua, ki ngā mahinga kai o te raumati, ki runga ake hoki i ngā pae maunga, ki ngā wāhi kei reira te pounamu.

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Te Ara – The Encyclopedia of New Zealand

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Te Maire Tau, 'Ngāi Tahu - Te hōrapa ki te tonga me te uru', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/map/1638/te-wai-pounamu (accessed 11 August 2020)

He kōrero nā Te Maire Tau, i tāngia i te 8 Feb 2005, updated 1 Mar 2017