Kōrero: Te mahi kai

He perei

He perei

Ko te perei, te hūperei (potato orchid) rānei te momo tipu orchid roa rawa ki Aotearoa. Ka torona ki te pungarehu, ki te hāngī rānei. Kī katoa ngā kōpura o te perei i te māngaro (starch).

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Me pēnei te tohu i te whārangi:

Manuka Henare, 'Te mahi kai - Ngā tikanga mahi kai', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/20260/he-perei (accessed 16 October 2019)

Story by Manuka Henare, published 24 Nov 2008