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Ngahuru – Haratua

Autumn – April/May

Crops are stored in pits. Now it is time to rest. Haratua is the time for storing harvested crops. Preparations continue for the coming winter.

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Ngahuru – Paengawhāwhā

Autumn – March/April
Vegetation stalks and stems are stacked at the borders of the crop fields.
Around this time, kūmara leaves will start to go brown, signaling that the kūmara are ready for harvesting. Now is a time of thanksgiving for the main crop harvests.