Kōrero: Ngā waewae tapu

Ancient canoe

Ancient canoe

Many traditions about exploration establish tribal boundaries – which were often marked with particular items. This ancient canoe, found in Taupō, is believed to have been made purely as a boundary marker, and placed at Ōpepe.

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Taupō Museum of Art and History

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Rāwiri Taonui, 'Ngā waewae tapu - Ngā hōparatanga onamata', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/14125/ancient-canoe (accessed 5 April 2020)

He kōrero nā Rāwiri Taonui, i tāngia i te 24 Sep 2007