Kōrero: Te ao tūroa

Toriura (stoat) kei te huna i te pātītī (3 o 3)

Toriura (stoat) kei te huna i te pātītī

I heria mai te toriura (Mustela erminea) i te paunga o te rau tau 1800 ki te kai i te rāpeti me te hea. Koinei tētahi o ngā mahi kino rawa atu a te Pākehā ki runga i ngā kararehe, manu, ngārara, tipu o Aotearoa. Ko te toriura te momo wīhara tini rawa ki tēnei whenua, kapi ana ngā ngahere me ngā whenua pāmu i a ia. He kino tā rātou kai i te hua, te pīpī, tae rawa ki ngā manu. Waimarie katoa kāore he toriura ki Rakiura, e ora ana ngā kiwi ki reira.

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Department of Conservation
Reference: 10031450
Photograph by Rod Morris

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Carl Walrond, 'Te ao tūroa - Ngā kararehe, ngā manu', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/2692/toriura-stoat-kei-te-huna-i-te-patiti (accessed 6 December 2019)

He kōrero nā Carl Walrond