Story: Te Waonui a Tāne – forest mythology

Tangi for the Māori queen

Tangi for the Māori queen

Ae mārika, ko te marae whawhao o Tūrangawaewae. Inā te tini me te mano i tae ki te marae o Tūrangawaewae i te marama o Hereturikōkā i te tau 2006, ki te tangi i te kūini Māori a Te Arikinui Kahurangi Te Atairangikaahu. Ka mate he ariki, ka whakaritea ki te tōtara nui o te wao kua hinga.

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Reference: 16 August 2006
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Te Ahukaramū Charles Royal, 'Te Waonui a Tāne – forest mythology - Sayings from the forest', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/13167/tangi-for-the-maori-queen (accessed 24 October 2020)

Story by Te Ahukaramū Charles Royal, published 24 Sep 2007