Whenua (Wāhine)

Whakamārama

Ka rere te whenua a muri i te putanga o te pēpe, katahi ka tukuna atu te whenua ki a Papatūānuku.

Scope note

The placenta in afterbirth is traditionally taken back to the ancestral lands.

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