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  • Hahunga

Hahunga (Topical Term)

This authority is not used in any records.
Preferred form: Hahunga
Used for/see from:
  • Ceremonies, Exhumation
See also:

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.

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