Kōrero: Take whenua

Te whakapapa o Te Meihana Tākihi

Nā Te Meihana Tākihi te whakapapa nei i whakatakoto hei tautoko i tana kerēme ki ētahi whenua ki Pakōwhai i Te Matau-a-Māui i te tau 1889. Hei ko tāna, ka whai take a ia ki taua whenua mā te take tupuna, te ahi kā, te take tuku me te raupatu. Ka heke tana whakapapa me āna tika ki te whenua i a Tāraia, heke iho ki a Hāwea. He mea nui te whakapapa i te Kōti Whenua Māori, hei tautoko i te take tupuna.

Te whakamahi i tēnei tūemi

Alexander Turnbull Library, Spencer William von Sturmer Notes on Native Land Courts
Reference: qMS-1936

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Paul Meredith, 'Take whenua - Whenua kite, take tipuna, raupatu', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/zoomify/18384/te-whakapapa-o-te-meihana-takihi (accessed 2 October 2020)

He kōrero nā Paul Meredith, i tāngia i te 24 Nov 2008