Story: Taniwha

Letter to Te Waka Maori o Niu Tirani

In 1877 Mohi Tūrei, of Waiapu, wrote to the Māori language newspaper, Te Waka Maori o Niu Tirani, outlining a case where a local girl was believed to have been killed by a taniwha. It has been printed in Māori, with an English translation.

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Reference: Te Waka Maori o Niu Tirani 13, no.6 (27 March 1877)

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Basil Keane, 'Taniwha - Taniwha ki te wai māori', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/node/5825 (accessed 21 April 2019)

Story by Basil Keane, published 24 Sep 2007