Kōrero: Pounamu

Te whakairo rākau

Te whakairo rākau

Nā ngā hangarau o ēnei rā ka whānui atu ngā tauira ka tareka te auaha i te pounamu. Ko te kiri o te pounamu ki te taha mauī anō he rau rākau, ko te pounamu ake ki te taha matau, anō he peka rākau.

Te whakamahi i tēnei tūemi

Private collection
Photograph by Simon Nathan

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Basil Keane, 'Pounamu - Whakairo pounamu i ēnei rā', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/9324/te-whakairo-rakau (accessed 29 September 2021)

He kōrero nā Basil Keane, i tāngia i te 12 Jun 2006