Kōrero: European discovery of plants and animals

Māori genealogy (2 o 2)

Māori genealogy

In the Māori world view, all things were linked by genealogies (whakapapa). They included humans, gods, plants and animals. This whakapapa shows the links between Tāne, god of the forest, and New Zealand’s tree species. People and gods formed part of the classifications of species, and of the understanding of the natural world.

Te whakamahi i tēnei tūemi

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

John Andrews, 'European discovery of plants and animals - The first naturalists', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/whakapapa/10934/maori-genealogy (accessed 3 June 2023)

He kōrero nā John Andrews, i tāngia i te 24 Sep 2007