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How the kumara came to Aotearoa

Bea Hamer

How the kumara came to Aotearoa

by Bea Hamer

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Published by Learning Media in Wellington, NZ .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Based on a version of the story by Pine Taiapa.

Statementretold by Bea Hamer ; illustrations by David Burke.
ContributionsBurke, David., Taiapa, Pine.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18506643M
ISBN 100478055552
OCLC/WorldCa154272052

Kumara Origins. Kumara originated in Latin America but it seems that they were introduced into Polynesia by Polynesian voyagers, then later brought to Aotearoa by the first Maori settlers more than a thousand years ago. Aotearoa celebrates Matariki with a nationwide feast; Lionel Hotene of Papatuanuku Koriri Marae in Auckland harvests kumara. Credit: Aaron McLean From the earth came food and so Matariki was a time of ceremonial offering to the Māori land gods Rongo and Uenuku in the hope of a bountiful harvest in the year to come.

Books by spiritual luminary, Tiara Kumara, feature divine principles and include, "Coming Home to Divine Presence" and "Morphogenesis". Now on ABOUT THIS SPACE. Toi Māori Aotearoa's blog is purposed to keep you up to date with the latest happenings going on both here at Toi, and across the Māori arts scene in Aotearoa, and abroad. This blog looks to prioritise and promote emerging Māori artists, providing a platform via profiles, interviews, reviews and recaps on interesting events, works, plays, performances, exhibitions etc.

Kumara need between 4 and 5 months to mature. Wait until foliage has all turned yellow before digging carefully. I do this by hand in containers. Kumara, once lifted, are left on the soil’s surface to cure (develop are dry, firm skin) for a few days. Store undamaged tubers in . Since kumara so rarely flower in Aotearoa, we are fortunate to have two sets of photographs of flowering plants contributed by readers of our web pages. There are three photographs of a Māori heritage variety known now as poroporo (probably from one of the Mexican strains introduced in .


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How the kumara came to Aotearoa by Bea Hamer Download PDF EPUB FB2

How the Kumara Came to Aotearoa. Pourangahua was a man who lived on the east coast of the North Island, near where the town of Gisborne now stands. He and his wife had a small son whom they loved very much. Now when this child grew big enough to run about, they noticed something very strange.

Get this from a library. How the kumara came to Aotearoa. [Bea Hamer; Pine Taiapa; David Burke; New Zealand. Learning Media.] -- Tells how Ruakapanga sent kumara across the sea from Hawaiiki and why he later sent pests to destroy them. Suggested level: preschool, juniors.

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Learning Media, Ministry of Education, - Folklore, Maori - 24 pages. "How the Kumara came to Aotearoa" by Bea Hamer tells how Ruakapanga sent kumara across the sea from Hawaiiki and why he later sent pests to. How the Kumara Came to Aotearoa; Back to the 'Jump link' navigation, at the top of the page How the Kumara Came to Aotearoa.

This is a simple process drama based on the exploring the big question "What happens when we break promises" Through the pre text of the a Maori Legend. There he visited friends and ate their delicious kumara (sweet potato). He stayed for many months and he was hosted by a great chief named Raukapanga.

When it came time for Pourangahua to return home, he asked Raukapanga if he could borrow two of his huge birds, the toroa that he kept as pets. This root vege was first introduced to Aotearoa by Maori. The old variety was a small bush kumara with finger-sized tubers. For Maori, planting kumara was a sacred event, involving much ceremony.

Planters of the kumara from time to time resorted to the teachings of the priest and thus the cult of the kumara as taught in the ancient house of learning became universally practised. After the visit of Kupe to Aotearoa Ruakapanga sent one of the teachers from his house of learning Tairangahue to explore the possibilities of this land for the.

Introduce Maori Legend “How the Kumara Came to Aotearoa” retold by Bea Hamer based on version of the story by Pine Taiapa illustrations by David Burke. Read (How the Kumara Came to Aotearoa), to the end of p finishing with “Do not forget, as soon as you land safely, to.

Aotearoa (Māori: [aɔˈtɛaɾɔa]; commonly pronounced by English speakers as / ˌ ɑː oʊ t iː ə ˈ r oʊ ə / ()) is the Māori name for New was originally used by the Māori people in reference to only the North Island but, since the late 19th century, the word has come to refer to the country as a whole.

Several meanings have been proposed for the name; the most popular. Read NZ Te Pou Muramura (formerly NZ Book Council) helps grow the next generation of readers by delivering programmes in schools and communities. Our special name expresses the concept of moving from darkness into light, as told in the Māori creation story.

New Zealand Travel and New Zealand Business - The official. Information on cover verso relates to, How the kumara came to Aotearoa, published in the same series. For 4+ year olds -- Education Services, Wellington, N.Z.

"Item number 92/"--Page 2 of cover. Description: 24 pages: color illustrations ; 24 cm. Series Title: Tamariki iti o Aotearoa. Other Titles: How the kumara came to Aotearoa. Ao hou. Curing Kumara at home. by Debbie (Auckland, New Zealand) Hi there, I need a bit of help with my kumara.

This is the second season I have grown these and I'm not sure how to cure them properly. Last year my kumara went soft after a few months (apparently if they are cured properly can last 6 months). "As is often the Māori way, the concept came to fruition over a cup of tea with friends [Te Puea owners] and has continued to grow," Kiripatea said.

Advertisement Advertise with NZME. The kumara has a long history of cultivation in New Zealand. Brought here by the early Maori settlers over one thousand years ago from Pacific Islands, they were widely grown especially in the semi-tropical regions of the North Island.

The smell you talk of is great 'you've got it e hoa'. It creates the flavour. Add some more warm water to the kumara and water. You will use this to mix your "kumara bug" and finally your dough. In another container make your "kumara bug" using 1 part flour and 2 parts sugar and enough of the mashed kumara and water to make a paste.

Kupe's travels around Aotearoa. The great battle between Kupe, his warriors, and the giant wheke (octopus) of Muturangi took place at the top of the South Island. Kupe's children, wife, and other whānau members stayed at Te Whanganui-a-Tara (Wellington), to gather supplies and to keep safe from what Kupe knew would be a fierce sea battle.

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[22] [23] The Bhagavata Purana narrates the visit of the four Kumaras to the court of King Prithu, the first sovereign in Hindu mythology and an avatar of Vishnu.

8 hours ago  On the Monday of the final week of Super Rugby Aotearoa, Hore announced at a community event in the city that Eden Park was officially a 43, sellout for the closer against the Crusaders – the.Kumara ‘Post-Harvest Science’ InDr J Malcolm told the Otago Institute that kumara were two thirds water and up to 19% carbohydrate and only % fat.

He noted the sweet taste was due to saliva converting starch to sugar. Mould grew quickly due the presence of sugar which is .The seven waka that arrived to Aotearoa were called Tainui, Te Arawa, Mātaatua, Kurahaupō, Tokomaru, Aotea and Tākitimu.

Living off the land. Māori were expert hunters, gatherers and growers. They wove fishing nets from harakeke (flax), and carved fishhooks from bone and stone.