Kōrero: Tangaroa

He whakairo i te tauira marakihau

He whakairo i te tauira marakihau

I kitea tēnei epa i Waitara ki Taranaki i te tau 1919. He marakihau tērā āhua kei runga rawa, ki ētahi he taniwha. Ki tā ētahi titiro, he tohu te māhunga nui, ngā matimati e toru, tae rawa ki te kōpikopiko o tōna tinana ki te takenga mai o te tangata i te wai.

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Puke Ariki - Taranaki Museum & Library
Reference: A77.330
Carving by Te Tuiti-Moeroa

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Me pēnei te tohu i te whārangi:

Te Ahukaramū Charles Royal, 'Tangaroa - Te mana o te moana', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/object/7388/he-whakairo-i-te-tauira-marakihau (accessed 19 September 2019)

Story by Te Ahukaramū Charles Royal, published 12 Jun 2006