how do the maori see the waikato river (landing sites (tuna,inanga,koura…
how do the maori see the waikato river
The name for the region is taken from the Waikato River; waikato is a Māori word traditionally translated as "flowing water"
some moaris see the waikato river as ther home
Rivers are valued as a source of mahinga kaihāngi stones and cultural materials, as access routes and a means of travel, and for their proximity to important wāhi tapu, settlements or other historic sites.
moaris find there kai from most of the rivers such as tuna, muscels ...
There are four principal tribes that comprise the Tainui waka. They are Hauraki, Ngaati Maniapoto, Ngaati Raukawa and Waikato
moari people love to fish in the wikato river
The tribes of the Waikato River are river people - generations of Waikato Maori have lived close to the river and it is deeply important to them. The Waikato River is a tupuna (ancestor), a taonga (treasure), and the mauri (life force) of Tainui Waka and Ngati Tuwharetoa.
maoris used every part of the river
spiritual site of the river
cleansing and cleanining
trade throgh the maoris