Kōrero: Mau rākau

Ngā rākau roa (e rua ngā ringa mau): ko te taiaha (1 o 3)

Ngā rākau roa (e rua ngā ringa mau): ko te taiaha

I mahia tēnei taiaha rerehua i te takiwā o te tau 1800. Kāore i te mōhiotia nō hea tēnei rākau. Kei tētahi o ōna pito te upoko me te ārero whakairo. Kei raro iho i te upoko ko te tauri (he huru manu) me te awe (he huruhuru kurī). Kei tētahi atu pito ko te mata, arā, ko te rau.

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Me pēnei te tohu i te whārangi:

Rangi Matamua, 'Mau rākau - Ngā rākau tūturu', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/object/39757/two-handed-weapons-taiaha (accessed 22 October 2019)

Story by Rangi Matamua, published 5 Sep 2013