Kōrero: Ngā taonga puoro

Te kōauau a Tūtānekai (2 o 2)

Te kōauau a Tūtānekai

Ko te kōauau tēnei a Tūtānekai i whakatangihia ki tōna tau ki a Hinemoa. Ko Murirangaranga te ingoa o te kōauau, he tohunga ahurewa i whakamatea i muri tata tonu iho i te whānautanga mai a Tūtānekai. He mea hanga te kōauau i te ringa matau o te tohunga, ā, tapaina iho ki a ia. I te tau 1864 ka patua te rangatira o Te Arawa a Tohiteururangi, e mau ana ia i a Murirangaranga ki tōna kakī. Nāwai ka tukuna tēnei taonga ki a Tawa, ā, nāna i takoha ki Te WhareTaonga o Tāmaki-makaurau i te tau 1890. I te tau 1993 ka whakahokia a Murirangaranga ki a Te Arawa. 

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Private collection, Paul Tapsell
Photograph by Paul Tapsell

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Brian Flintoff, 'Ngā taonga puoro - Te whānau a Rangi', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/42159/te-koauau-a-tutanekai (accessed 16 December 2019)

He kōrero nā Brian Flintoff, i tāngia i te 22 Oct 2014