Kōrero: Mau rākau

Ngā patu: te mere pounamu

Ngā patu: te mere pounamu

Ko Raukaraka te ingoa o tēnei mere pounamu. Ko te rangatira o Tauranga Moana ko Kōraurau tōna kaiamo, nāna i tuku ki a Gilbert Mair (he kaihoko i Pēwhairangi) i te tau 1828. Nō muri i te tau 1864 (kua mate kē te tokorua) ka hahua ake e ngā hōia Pākehā, ā, ka whakahokia ki te tama a Kōraurau. Ka mutu hei whakaū i tā tōna matua i whakarite ai, ka kohaina e ia te mere ki te tama a Mair, arā, ki a Tawa.

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Auckland War Memorial Museum Tamaki Paenga Hira
Reference: 121-a

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Rangi Matamua, 'Mau rākau - Ngā rākau tūturu', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/object/39768/one-handed-weapons-mere-pounamu (accessed 11 August 2020)

He kōrero nā Rangi Matamua, i tāngia i te 5 Sep 2013