Kōrero: Pounamu

Toka pounamu ki Te Papa Tongarewa

Toka pounamu ki Te Papa Tongarewa

Ko Mauri te ingoa o tēnei toka pounamu, ka tū ki Rongomaraeroa, te marae i Te Papa Tongarewa. Nā te iwi o Ngāi Tahu i takoha mai; ko rātou ngā kaitiaki o te pounamu. E ai ki te kōrero ka tiakina e te toka nei ngā mahi Māori katoa ki runga i te marae.

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Me pēnei te tohu i te whārangi:

Basil Keane, 'Pounamu - Ngāi Tahu me te pounamu', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/object/7673/toka-pounamu-ki-te-papa-tongarewa (accessed 21 October 2019)

Story by Basil Keane, published 12 Jun 2006