Kōrero: Mau rākau

Te whakarite i ngā tamariki mō te pakanga

Te whakarite i ngā tamariki mō te pakanga

He whakaahua tēnei o ngā tamariki Māori e tirikohu ana ki roto i te awa o Waikato i te tau 1906. He tākaro nui tēnei i ngā wā o mua, pērā i ngā tākaro rākau. Tērā te whakaaro he momo whakangungu te tirikohu me te ruku hei whakauka i te tama i mua i te whāwhā rākau me ngā tūāhua whakataka riri.

Te whakamahi i tēnei tūemi

Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa
Reference: Elsdon Best, Games and pastimes of the Maori. Wellington: Government Printer, 1925

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Rangi Matamua, 'Mau rākau - Ngā whakangungu rākau', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/39753/childrens-play-as-preparation-for-warfare (accessed 2 April 2020)

He kōrero nā Rangi Matamua, i tāngia i te 5 Sep 2013