16 Feb 2015

Te Kupu o te Wiki: rū - earthquake

From the collecton Te Kupu o te Wiki

EarthquakeThe Māori word of the week is: rū - earthquake. Rū ana te whenua. The earth quakes.

Image: Building demolished by the 1931 Hawke's Bay earthquake, and a house, still standing, alongside. Photographer unidentified. Reference number: 1/2-060933-F Permission of the Alexander Turnbull Library.