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Te Rakau hei Waka

documentary heritage
  • Other Name

    Story chest (Auckland, N.Z.) (Series)

  • Description

    Ko Tane te atua o te ngahere. Nana i whakatipu nga momo rakau katoa. Ko etahi he tu teitei. Ko etahi he hahaka.

    Rata's attempts to chop down a tree are foiled by the birds and insects whose responsibility it is to protect the forest on behalf of the forest god, Tane.

  • Place
  • Other Id

    EMI1992H (Library of Congress Call Number)

    5900 (Cat ID)

    C 4776 (DBTextworks system ID)

    54428 (Presto content ID)

  • Department

Images and documents


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