Kōrero: Ngāi Tūhoe

Toi-kai-rākau, Waikirikiri, Rūātoki

Toi-kai-rākau, Waikirikiri, Rūātoki

He tipuna tawhito a Toi-kai-rākau (ko Toitehuatahi, ko Toi rānei) ki ngā iwi o Te Urewera puta noa. He iwi tēnei i noho ki Te Urewera i mua i te taenga mai o Mataatua, pēnei i a Te Mārangaranga, Te Tini o Tuoi, Ngāi Tūranga. Ko Te Tini o Toi te kāhui nei. Kei Rūātoki tēnei whare tipuna, a Toi-kai-rākau. Ko Hāmua te hapū, ko Ngāi Tūhoe te iwi.

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Rangi McGarvey, 'Ngāi Tūhoe - Ngā iwi tōmua', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/2702/toi-kai-rakau-waikirikiri-ruatoki (accessed 12 November 2019)

Story by Rangi McGarvey, published 8 Feb 2005, updated 1 Mar 2017