Kōrero: Take whenua

Papatūānuku

Papatūānuku

E ai ki te Māori, ko Papatūānuku te atua o te whenua, ko rāua ko Ranginui ngā atua tōmua rawa. Kīhai te Māori e titiro ki te whenua ānō nei nōna ake; ko tāna kē, he whai hononga ki te whenua. He pikitia tēnei nā Robyn Kahukiwa, ko Papatūānuku e poipoi ana i tana tamaiti, ko Ranginui kei runga ake.

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Paul Meredith, 'Take whenua - Ngā tika tuku iho', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/artwork/18374/papatuanuku (accessed 18 September 2019)

Story by Paul Meredith, published 24 Nov 2008