Saturday, January 2, 2010
Maori Proverbs - 1
He Whakatauaki = Proverbs
"Waikato taniwha rau, he piko he taniwha, he piko he taniwha.
Waikato of a hundred monsters, at every bend a monster.
(There are many tales of mysterious beings in the Waikato River, but here 'monsters' refers to independent chiefs)."
From The Reed Pocket Dictionary of Modern Maori. P.M.Ryan