Kōrero: Ngā waka tere moana

He ngeri tō waka nō Tainui

Koinei te tau a Tainui i tōna kukumetanga i Te Tō Waka. E 200 mita te roa o te kūititanga nei e wehe ana i te awa o Tāmaki me te whanga o Manukau. Ko te tō waka te huarahi matua tūhono ai i te tai rāwhiti me te tai hauāuru. Kei te whakaahua nei e whakaatu ana he huarahi rerekē rawa atu tēnei i ēnei rā. Kei runga i te kōnae e whakamahia ana e Te Whānau-a-Apanui te karakia nei i te tau 1943. Ko Rāpata Kīngi te tohunga.

He kōnae nō Radio New Zealand Sound Archives Ngā Taonga Kōrero. He takahi manatārua te whakamahi anō i te kōnae nei. Ki te tono mō te kōnae whakapā atu ki Sound Archives Ngā Taonga Kōrero. (Waiata mōteatea/Tau whakapuakanga DAT 347)

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Rāwiri Taonui, 'Ngā waka tere moana - Ētahi atu waka i tau ki Te Tai Tokerau', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/music/2326/he-ngeri-to-waka-no-tainui (accessed 16 September 2019)

Story by Rāwiri Taonui, published 8 Feb 2005