Kōrero: Gardens

Gathering maize (1 o 3)

Gathering maize

Maize or corn was introduced to New Zealand as early as 1772. It quickly became an important crop for Māori, who called it kānga. This family is gathering maize in the Nelson region in the 1880s.

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Alexander Turnbull Library, Tyree Studio Collection (PAColl-3064)
Reference: 10x8-0944-G
Photograph by Tyree Brothers

Permission of the Alexander Turnbull Library, National Library of New Zealand, Te Puna Mātauranga o Aotearoa, must be obtained before any re-use of this image.

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Maggy Wassilieff, 'Gardens - Māori gardens', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/18857/gathering-maize (accessed 3 June 2020)

He kōrero nā Maggy Wassilieff, i tāngia i te 24 Nov 2008