Kōrero: Ngā iwi o Whanganui

Te tohu whakamaumahara

Te tohu whakamaumahara

I te taenga o te kaituhi a Mark Twain ki Wanganui i te tekau tau atu i 1890, ka whakatakariri a ia mō ngā kupu o te tuhinga i te whakapakoko e kī ana ‘he whiwhita, he mohoao’ ngā iwi o te pito whakarunga o te awa i ātete i te noho a te Pākehā. Kei tana pukapuka, a Twain in Australia and New Zealand (1897) te korero: ‘He tāmau whenua anō te tāmau whenua. E kore e taea te whakaiti i te kupu whiwhita... He tūturu aua māia. He toa rātou. Ka whawhai rātou mō ō rātou kāinga, mō ō rātou whenua. He toa katoa rātou.

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Photograph by Jock Phillips

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David Young, 'Ngā iwi o Whanganui - Ngā pakanga', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/2184/te-tohu-whakamaumahara (accessed 22 October 2020)

He kōrero nā David Young, i tāngia i te 8 Feb 2005, updated 22 Mar 2017