Kōrero: Te hopu tuna

Pā tuna ki ngā kōawa o Tūtira me Maheawha

Ka tapaa he ingoa ki ngā pā tuna nui. Kei tēnei mahere whenua ngā pā tuna i ngā kōawa o Tūtira me Maheawha i Te Matau-a-Māui i te tīmatanga o te rau tau atu i 1900. Ko te tikanga ka heke haere te mana o ngā pā tuna mā roto i te whānau. Heoi, he wā anō ka noho te pā tuna hei take raupatu, take takoha rānei. Nā te rangatira rā nā Pohaki ngā hoariri i pana atu i Tūtira. Hei utu ka tukuna ngā pā tuna e rua māna; a Te Kopare, i te kōawa o Tūtira, ki waenganui o Kahukuranui me Maheawha; a Tōtara, kei te whāititanga o te kōawa o Maheawha me te awa o Waikoau.

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Reference: H. Guthrie-Smith, Tutira: the story of a New Zealand sheep station. Wellington: Reed, 1969, pp. 94-95.

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Basil Keane, 'Te hopu tuna - Pā tuna', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/node/8582 (accessed 18 October 2021)

He kōrero nā Basil Keane, i tāngia i te 24 Sep 2007