Kōrero: Te ao tūroa

Harakeke (1 o 3)

Harakeke

E 700 tau ki mua, i tō rātou taenga ki Aotearoa, ka kite ngā Māori, he pai ake te harakeke i ā rātou papanga mai i ngā moutere. Kāore ā rātou konganuku, kāore ā rātou whakangote noho whenua (i tua atu i ngā kiore me ngā kurī i whai mai i a rātou) hei mahi kākahu, nā reira, he taonga nui te harakeke ki a rātou. He nui ngā mea i taea e te harakeke – he aho hei hī ika, ngā rā mō ngā waka, ō rātou whare, ō rātou kākahu. He kaupapa tā tēnā momo harakeke, tā tēnā harakeke; ko ētahi i whatua hei korowai; nā tō rātou, ātaahua ingoatia rawatia ai. Kei Ōkarito i Te Tai Poutini tēnei harakeke.

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Department of Conservation
Reference: 10054029
Photograph by Philippe Gerbeaux

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Carl Walrond, 'Te ao tūroa - Te wao nui a Tāne', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/2681/harakeke (accessed 22 January 2020)

He kōrero nā Carl Walrond