Kōrero: Kites and manu tukutuku

Mānuka (3 o 3)

Mānuka

The wood of the mānuka (tea tree) was light and strong. It was suitable for the frames of both large and small kites. Kānuka (white tea tree), a similar type of wood, was also used.

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Te Ara - The Encyclopedia of New Zealand
Photograph by Jock Phillips

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Bob Maysmor, 'Kites and manu tukutuku - Manu tukutuku – Māori kites', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/5289/manuka (accessed 28 February 2020)

He kōrero nā Bob Maysmor, i tāngia i te 12 Jun 2006