Kōrero: Pounamu

Hei tiki

Hei tiki

Nō te pā o Kaiapoi te hei tiki nei, he mea tuku e Poutini Ngāi Tahu ki ō rātou huānga o Kaiapoi. Ko Kaiapoi te pokapū o ngā tauhokohoko pounamu; ka hōrapa te pounamu atu i reira ki ngā pito katoa o Aotearoa. I te mātau ngā Pākehā tōmua mō te tauhokohoko pounamu a te Māori pounamu puta noa i Te Wai Pounamu me Te Ika-a-Māui.

Te whakamahi i tēnei tūemi

Canterbury Museum
Reference: E163.254

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Basil Keane, 'Pounamu - Ngāi Tahu me te pounamu', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/object/7674/hei-tiki (accessed 16 August 2020)

He kōrero nā Basil Keane, i tāngia i te 12 Jun 2006