Kōrero: Ngā heke i te Wai Nui

Matapaia nō Teouma, Whenuatū

Matapaia nō Teouma, Whenuatū

I te takiwā o te tau 1000 BC ka tere te hōrapa o te iwi Lapita atu i Ngā Moutere Horomona ki ngā huinga motu o Poronihia Tawhiti: a Whenuatū, Ngā Moutere Loyalty, Kanaki, Whītī, Tonga, Hāmoa. Ka kore haere ngā whakanikoniko o ngā matapaia, kīia ai e ngā mātai whaipara tangata ēnei momo matapaia, he Polynesian plainware. Nāwai ā, ka ngaro ngā toi matapaia ki te nuinga o ngā moutere.

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University of Auckland, Department of Anthropology, Anthropology Photographic Archive
Photograph by Tim Mackrell

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Geoff Irwin, 'Ngā heke i te Wai Nui - Atu i te Uru ki te Rāwhiti i Poronihia', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/1770/matapaia-no-teouma-whenuatu (accessed 7 December 2019)

He kōrero nā Geoff Irwin, i tāngia i te 8 Feb 2005, reviewed & revised 8 Feb 2017