Kōrero: Papatūānuku

Te pūtake o ngā rākau

Te pūtake o ngā rākau

Kei ngā whakapapa te nui o ngā mātauranga a te Māori. He whakapapa tēnei mō ngā tipu me ngā rākau. Ko Ranginui rāua ko Papatūānuku ngā mātua o Tāne, ā, koia te atua o te ngahere. Ka moe a Tāne i āna wāhine kia puta ngā tipu me ngā rākau

Te whakamahi i tēnei tūemi

Te Ara - The Encyclopedia of New Zealand
Reference: Elsdon Best, Maori religion and mythology. Vol. 2. Wellington: Dominion Museum, 1976, pp. 271-272

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Te Ahukaramū Charles Royal, 'Papatūānuku - Te whakapapa me te kaupapa', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/whakapapa/11468/te-putake-o-nga-rakau (accessed 31 March 2020)

He kōrero nā Te Ahukaramū Charles Royal, i tāngia i te 24 Sep 2007