Kōrero: Rongoā

Whakapakoko rākau (god stick)

Whakapakoko rākau

He koi tētahi pito o te whakapakoko rākau kia pai ai te titi ki te whenua. Ko te whakapakoko rākau he tūāhu ka whakatūria e ngā tohunga ahurewa mō tētahi wā. Ko ngā tohunga ngā kaiwhakaora i te tangata, ka whakamahi e rātou ēnei rākau hei whakahāngai i te mana o tētahi atua ki runga ki tētahi take.

Te whakamahi i tēnei tūemi

Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa
Reference: B.001173
Photograph by Augustus Hamilton

Permission of the Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa must be obtained before any re-use of this image.

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Rhys Jones, 'Rongoā - Te whai māramatanga mō ngā rongoā', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/14584/whakapakoko-rakau (accessed 10 December 2019)

He kōrero nā Rhys Jones, i tāngia i te 24 Sep 2007