Kōrero: Kites and manu tukutuku

Manu taratahi

Manu taratahi

The single plume of toetoe at the narrow end of this manu taratahi gives the kite its name – tara means point and tahi means one. This kite comes from Ngāi Tūhoe, and was collected by Elsdon Best. It is now in the Auckland War Memorial Museum.

Te whakamahi i tēnei tūemi

Auckland War Memorial Museum Tamaki Paenga Hira
Reference: C1414
Photograph by Bob Maysmor

Permission of the Auckland War Memorial Museum Tamaki Paenga Hira must be obtained before any re-use of this image.

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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/5290/manu-taratahi (accessed 28 February 2020)

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