Kōrero: Te ngahere

He rākau tōtara

He rākau kaha, whai mana te tōtara. Koinei pea te rākau whakahirahira ake o ngā rākau o te wao tapu a Tāne.

Whakarongo mai rā ki a Huirangi Waikerepuru o Te Āti Awa me āna whakamārama mō te whakataukī, ‘Ka hinga te tōtara o te wao nui o Tāne’.

He kōnae nō Radio New Zealand Sound Archives Ngā Taonga Kōrero. He takahi manatārua te whakamahi anō i te kōnae nei. Ki te tono mō te kōnae whakapā atu ki Sound Archives Ngā Taonga Kōrero. (Te Mana Maori programme/Tau whakapuakanga MPT 4709)

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Photograph by Peter E. Smith

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Rāwiri Taonui, 'Te ngahere - Ngā rākau nui', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/speech/14069/he-rakau-totara (accessed 19 January 2020)

He kōrero nā Rāwiri Taonui, i tāngia i te 24 Sep 2007