Ti-Uru: 'Game of the Gods'

Brown, Harko
July 2014
New Zealand Physical Educator;Jul2014, Vol. 47 Issue 2, p10
Academic Journal
The article offers information on the Ti-Uru, a traditional Maori civilization game, and the history of games played by Maori people for tribal resilience. Topics discussed include brief information on Maori sports and games, pre-European origin of Ti-Uru, the Matariki festival presented to Rongo, the God of Peace. Also mentioned are the traditional ball the Ra-Ure and the wooden bat aro-takaro, the importance of the tree Ti-kouka, and the game of Ti-Uru played nowadays.


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