Story: Taniwha

Pelorus Jack

Pelorus Jack

He aihe rongonui a Pelorus Jack, i ārahi waka ki Te Aumiti i waenganui i te moutere o Rangitoto me Te Wai Pounamu i ngā tau tōmuri o te rau tau 1800 me ngā tau tōmua o te rau tau 1900. Hei tā te Māori, ehara ko Pelorus Jack, ko te taniwha a Tuhirangi kē tērā.

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Me pēnei te tohu i te whārangi:

Basil Keane, 'Taniwha - Tohorā, aihe, rākau tipua', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/10893/pelorus-jack (accessed 19 April 2019)

Story by Basil Keane, published 24 Sep 2007