Taonga Repo

Wetlands Stories

Hear tangata whenua from Ngāti Kahungunu ki Wairarapa sing waiata (songs) and kōrero (stories) about special repo (wetlands) in the Wairarapa.  The same kōrero is narrated by two different voices to bring these places to life.

These recordings are also included on the Ngā Pūrākau Mahere page alongside mahere (maps) showing the locations of these repo.


Kahutara Boggy Pond

Hinetauira Wairarapa Reserve

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