Kōrero: Te whakatere waka

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Nā tētahi Māori pea tēnei whakaahua o tētahi kaipuke Pākehā i tā ki runga toka whai muri i te tūtakitanga tōmua ki te Pākehā. Ahakoa tāngia ai ngā waka o te Māori, kāore i whakaaturia he waka hourua, ko ngā waka kotahi anake te takere. I te taenga mai o te Pākehā i te whakamahia tonuhia ngā waka hourua. Ka hipa te wā, ka tahuri te Māori ki te whakamahi i ngā waka e rite ana mō Aotearoa, arā, ngā waka kotahi anake te takere. Ahakoa i mau tonu ngā mātauranga mō te tārai waka hourua, ka ngaro ngā mātauranga ki te whakatere waka i te moana uriuri.

Te whakamahi i tēnei tūemi

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Photograph by Paul Thompson

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Rāwiri Taonui, 'Te whakatere waka - Te paheketanga me te hikinga o te whakatere waka', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/2233/tanga-kohatu (accessed 15 December 2019)

He kōrero nā Rāwiri Taonui, i tāngia i te 8 Feb 2005