Kōrero: Ngā whakahaerenga ā-iwi

The anchor of the Tainui canoe

Te punga o Tainui

Whakapapa mai ai ngā iwi o Waikato me Hauraki i ngā kaihoe o te waka a Tainui. I muri mai o te whakareretanga o te waka i ana kauhoe ki tēnā me tēnā wāhi o Te Ika-a-Māui, ka tau te waka ki Kāwhia i te tai hauāuru. Nō muri mai ka tanumia te waka ki reira. Ka waiho te punga o te waka ki Mōkau kei te tonga o Kāwhia.

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Rāwiri Taonui, 'Ngā whakahaerenga ā-iwi - Te putanga o te hapū me te iwi', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/4248/te-punga-o-tainui (accessed 20 August 2019)

Story by Rāwiri Taonui, published 8 Feb 2005