Kōrero: Te Whakatōhea

Ahu otaota (midden) i Waiōtahe

Ahu otaota (midden) i Waiōtahe

Nō te tau 1988 kitea ai e ētahi tohunga mātai whaipara tangata (archaeologists) ētahi kōiwi ki tēnei ahu otaota (midden) i te awa o Waiōtahe kei te taha rāwhiti o Te Moana-a-Tairongo (Ōhiwa). Ko te āhua nei, e 500 tau te tawhito o ngā kōiwi nei. He pipi te nuinga o ngā anga i kitea, e keria tonuhia e te tangata i konei i ēnei rā. Ko te titiro, mahia haerehia te pipi ki konei mō ngā tau e 500.

Te whakamahi i tēnei tūemi

Heritage New Zealand – Pouhere Taonga
Photograph by Rick McGovern-Wilson

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Ranginui Walker, 'Te Whakatōhea - Ngā wāhi o Te Whakatōhea', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/3695/ahu-otaota-midden-i-waiotahe (accessed 21 February 2020)

He kōrero nā Ranginui Walker, i tāngia i te 8 Feb 2005, updated 1 Mar 2017