Kōrero: Waiata tawhito

Ko Te Āio o Nukutaimemeha

Ko Te Āio o Nukutaimemeha

Ko te tauihu tēnei o Te Āio o Nukutaimemeha, he waka i hanga hei maumaharatanga mō te waka o Māui, mō Nukutaimemeha. E ai ki a Ngāti Porou, i te hīnga ake o Te Ika-a-Māui, ka tau te waka o Māui ki runga o Hikurangi. Kei roto i te waiata o ‘Haere rā e hika’, ka huaina ngā waka maha pērā i a Nukutaimemeha.

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Rawinia Higgins and Arini Loader, 'Waiata tawhito - Ngā momo waiata', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/44219/ko-te-aio-o-nukutaimemeha (accessed 22 October 2019)

Story by Rawinia Higgins and Arini Loader, published 22 Oct 2014