Story: Te ngahere – forest lore

Taramea

Taramea

Fragrant taramea or wild Spaniard was highly valued. South Island Māori held the leaves over a fire to release the oil, which was collected in a small container.

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Rāwiri Taonui, 'Te ngahere – forest lore - Fruiting trees', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/14120/taramea (accessed 30 July 2021)

Story by Rāwiri Taonui, published 24 Sep 2007