Kōrero: Ranginui

Ngā whetū o te hōtoke

Ko ētahi iwi ka whakanui i te mātahi o te tau hei te aranga o Matariki (Pleiades) i te ata pō. Ko ētahi anō iwi ka tatari kia roko marewa ko Puanga (Rigel). He pānga tō Takurua (Sirius) ki te hōtoke. He wāhi nui hoki tō Matariki, tō Puanga, tō Tautoru (Orion’s Belt) i te haerenga mai o Takitimu ki Aotearoa. He whetū nui, he whetū pūwhero a Taumata-kuku (Aldebaran)

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Rāwiri Taonui, 'Ranginui - Te whānau mārama', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/music/5180/nga-whetu-o-te-hotoke (accessed 17 May 2022)

He kōrero nā Rāwiri Taonui, i tāngia i te 12 Jun 2006