Story: Ngā waewae tapu – Māori exploration

Rākaihautū

Rākaihautū

In this artwork by Brian Flintoff, Rākaihautū holds his kō (digging stick). He travelled throughout the South Island, digging out the lakes.

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Mixed media by Brian Flintoff

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How to cite this page:

Rāwiri Taonui, 'Ngā waewae tapu – Māori exploration - The South Island', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/artwork/14158/rakaihautu (accessed 28 February 2020)

Story by Rāwiri Taonui, published 24 Sep 2007