NGĀ KŌRERO O TE TŪĪ | THE TŪĪ STORY
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Kōkō - a gift from Tane story bannerPNG
Kōkō – a gift to Tāne The kōkō is also associated with the star Rehua...
Kōkō thumbnail PNG
Thumbnail for kōkō
Māori names bannerPNG
The name kōkō is one of many names that the tūī has. There are also 13 other...
Māori names thumbnailPNG
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Teoteo | Tute | TākahaPNG
Māori names distinguish male tūī and females. Male tūī or kōkō are typically...
Māori names can vary from by region. In Waiapu area (on the East Cape),...
Kōpūrehe | KouwhaPNG
Māori names can reflect the flowering season. Some names are linked to...
Kōkōuri | KōkōteaPNG
Māori names can reflect the fruiting season. After the hīnau (or Elaeocarpus...
Kōpūrehe | Kouwha | Te reo versionPNG
Seasonal changes in Māori names of the tūī - in te reo.
Kōkōuri | Kōkōtea | Te reo versionPNG
Seasonal changes in Māori names for the tūī - in te reo.
Colonial names bannerPNG
From the time of Captain Cook’s second arrival to New Zealand in 1772,...
Colonial names thumbnailPNG
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Cook’s 1772 Voyage | tuiPNG
Early European visitors wanted to know the Māori names for the animals and...
Cook's 1772 Voyage | Pòhe or poe birdPNG
Georg Forster, who was also a naturalist on Cook’s second voyage to New...
Early 19th century | Mocking birdPNG
Early European colonists were entranced by the tūī’s liveliness and great...
Late 19th century | Parson birdPNG
As the European colony in New Zealand grew, ministers became more common. The...
Early 20th century | TuiPNG
In the mid-19th century, Europeans, or Pākehā, were calling this bird the tui...
Early 21st century | TūīPNG
The tūī is now one of New Zealanders’ favourite garden birds and its name is...
MacLeod, Catriona J.
Brake, C. Mary
|Last Updated||August 18, 2019, 03:58 (NZST)|
|Created||February 22, 2019, 16:44 (NZDT)|
|Publisher||Landcare Research NZ Ltd|