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Kaanga or corn, can be planted in Whiringa a nuku to Hakihea (October to January). Sow seeds at a depth that is approximately three times the diameter of the seed, with 20 30cm space between them. Pick them when the … Continue reading

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māori and mayan maize

Kuia Hanui Lawrence (Ngāti Kahungunu) was telling us  (Pounamu & Gretta) yesterday about the ways she has been taught to prepare maize. She is harvesting the last of her maize now, in May, having left it to harden on the … Continue reading

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