This portrait of Rewi Maniapoto, chief of the Ngāti Maniapoto tribe, shows him wearing a pair of huia feathers, a mark of high status.
Listen to Hēnare Hāmana imitating the call of the huia.
Sound file from Radio New Zealand Sound Archives Ngā Taonga Kōrero. Any re-use of this audio is a breach of copyright. To request a copy of the recording, contact Sound Archives Ngā Taonga Kōrero (Huia calls/Reference number T2926)
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