Kōrero: Otago places

Moeraki boulders

Moeraki boulders

The beach between Moeraki and Hampden is littered with distinctive spherical boulders, which have emerged from the nearby mudstone cliffs. Māori tradition describes them variously as kūmara (sweet potato), gourds and eel pots. Moeraki fishing village is in the distance.

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Te Ara - The Encyclopedia of New Zealand
Photograph by Janine Faulknor

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Malcolm McKinnon, 'Otago places - North Otago', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/22745/moeraki-boulders (accessed 11 December 2019)

He kōrero nā Malcolm McKinnon, updated 29 Jul 2015