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Waka o Tamarēreti, Te

1. (location) Tamarēreti's Canoe - a constellation in the shape of a huge canoe. Tautoru (Orion's Belt) forms the stern while Tail of the Scorpion is the prow. Māhutonga (The Southern Cross) is the anchor and The Pointers are Te Taura o te Waka o Tamarēreti (the anchor line). The canoe is known as Uruao.

See also Uruao, Waka o Tamarēreti, Te

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