Kōrero: Pounamu

Mere pounamu mai Hauraki

Mere pounamu mai Hauraki

Ko Hine-nui-o-te-paua te ingoa o tēnei mere pounamu. Nā Ngāti Pāoa i whakawhiwhi ki a Kāwana Hōri Kerei (George Grey) hei tohu i te rongopai i waenganui i te iwi me te Pākehā. Ka nui te mana me te tapu o tēnei mere. Ko tētahi mahi a te mere pounamu he tohu i te rongopai.

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Basil Keane, 'Pounamu - Te pounamu me te hohou rongo', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/object/7725/mere-pounamu-mai-hauraki (accessed 28 February 2020)

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