Hahunga (Topical Term)
- Ceremonies, Exhumation
- Broader heading: Tikanga
Whakamārama: He keringa ake i ngā kōiwi tūpāpaku, ka wakuwakua, ka pania ki te kura, kātahi ka kawea ki te toma.
Scope Note: A ceremony in which the bones of the dead are exhumed. In former times they were scraped, purified and painted before going to an ossuary.