Kōrero: Te ao tūroa

Ngā tohu i te tau (1 o 4)

Ngā tohu i te tau

He tohu nui o Aotearoa te kōwhai (Sophora microphylla). Ka hōrapa tēnei rākau ki ngā pito o te whenua. Kitea ai te kōwhai ki ngā māra me ngā pāka puta noa. He tohu ngā pua o te kōwhai mō te kōanga, ahakoa te mea ka tīmata tana pua i te tōmuringa o te hōtoke me te tōmuatanga o te raumati. Ka muia te kōwhai e ngā manu kai ngongo pērā i te tūī me te korimako. Ka whakamahia e te Māori te kiri o te kōwhai hei whakapiripiri, hei inu hoki mō ngā mamae whakaroto.

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Carl Walrond, 'Te ao tūroa - Te āhuarangi', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/2665/nga-tohu-i-te-tau (accessed 26 June 2019)

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