Kōrero: Ngāi Tahu

He hei tiki nō te pā o Kaiapoi

He hei tiki nō te pā o Kaiapoi

Kei te pito rāwhiti o ngā huarahi e kuhu ana ki Ngā Puke-māeroero te pā o Kaiapoi. Koinei te pokapū o ngā mahi tauhokohoko a Ngāi Tahu i te pounamu. He mea tiki te pounamu i te awa o Arahura i Te Tai Poutini hei whakahoki mā Ōtūtekawa ki Kaiapoi. Mai i Kaiapoi ka hokona te pounamu ki ngā pito katoa o Aotearoa.

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Me pēnei te tohu i te whārangi:

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/object/1637/he-hei-tiki-no-te-pa-o-kaiapoi (accessed 24 May 2019)

Story by Te Maire Tau, published 8 Feb 2005, updated 1 Mar 2017