Kōrero: Ngā waewae tapu

‘Te ara kōhatu’

‘Te ara kōhatu’

Nā Lewis Tamihana tēnei taonga toi i auaha, ko ‘Te ara kōhatu’. Ka pā te ingoa o te taonga nei ki ngā rawa kōhatu. I kāhakina e Poutini te wahine a Tamaahua mai i te motu o Tūhua i Te Moana-a-Toi. Ka whāia haerehia e Tamaahua ki ētahi wāhi, he keringa kōhatu katoa. I te otinga, ka hurihia e Poutini te wahine rā hei pounamu ki te awa o Arahura i Te Tai Poutini.

Te whakamahi i tēnei tūemi

Tinakori Gallery
Sculpture by Lewis Gardiner

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Rāwiri Taonui, 'Ngā waewae tapu - Te Wai Pounamu', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/14160/te-ara-kohatu (accessed 18 January 2022)

He kōrero nā Rāwiri Taonui, i tāngia i te 24 Sep 2007