Kōrero: Ngāpuhi

Tāne mahuta ki te uru kauri o Waipoua

Tāne mahuta ki te uru kauri o Waipoua

Ko Moetonga te wahine tuatoru a Rāhiri. E noho ana ōna uri ki te ngahere o Waipoua. I ēnei rā kei konei te uru kauri nui rawa kei Aotearoa nei. E karangahia ana te rākau nui rawa ko Tāne Mahuta. E whakaarohia ana neke atu i te 2,100 te tawhito o ngā tau o tēnei rākau.

Te whakamahi i tēnei tūemi

Private collection
Photograph by Peter Hodsell

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Rāwiri Taonui, 'Ngāpuhi - Ngā hononga ā-iwi, ngā heke', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/4137/tane-mahuta-ki-te-uru-kauri-o-waipoua (accessed 19 October 2021)

He kōrero nā Rāwiri Taonui, i tāngia i te 8 Feb 2005, updated 3 Mar 2017