Kōrero: Marriage and partnering

Hinemoa and Tutānekai

Hinemoa and Tutānekai

The romance and marriage of Hinemoa and Tutānekai is one of the best-known Māori legends. The couple are shown here embracing on the waharoa (gateway) at the model in Rotorua.

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Rotorua Museum Te Whare Taonga o Te Arawa
Reference: 2006.31.4

Permission of Rotorua Museum of Art and History Te Whare Taonga o Te Arawa must be obtained before any re-use of this image.

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Megan Cook, 'Marriage and partnering - Marriage in traditional Māori society', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/30763/hinemoa-and-tutanekai (accessed 27 July 2021)

He kōrero nā Megan Cook, i tāngia i te 5 May 2011, updated 1 May 2017