Kōrero: Tuakiri o Aotearoa me te kāwanatanga

Te tiaki i ngā taonga o te taiao (2 o 3)

Te tiaki i ngā taonga o te taiao

Ko te kaipupuri whenua kei a ia te whānui o ngā whenua ko Te Papa Atawhai. Ko ōna whenua ko ngā rohe tāpui ā-iwi, ko ngā ngahere ā-rohe me ngā wāhi rāhui. He maha ngā hōtaka o tēnei manatū e pā ana ki te tiakitanga o ngā āhuatanga maha o te taiao. Ka taka mai ki raro i ōna manaakitanga ko ngā tūmomo tiakitanga o te taiao. Ko ia anō te kaitiaki o ngā ngahere me ngā tipu māori. Kei a ia anō te kawenga ki te tiaki i ngā manu, ngā kararehe, ngā ngārara e tata wharengaro ana. Kei te whakarongo ngā tamariki ki tētahi tari o te manatū ki te pokapū whakatau manuhiri ki te Rohe Tāpui ā-rohe o Tongariro.

Te whakamahi i tēnei tūemi

Private collection
Photograph by Mike Dewson

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

John Wilson, 'Tuakiri o Aotearoa me te kāwanatanga - Rāngai kāwanatanga me ngā pūtahi kāwanatanga', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/2634/te-tiaki-i-nga-taonga-o-te-taiao (accessed 15 December 2019)

He kōrero nā John Wilson, updated 16 Sep 2016