HISTORY OF KI O RAHI
It a fun game to play.
KI O RAIH is a game that's bast on a story
ki o rahi was created as a peaceful way of resolving disputes
between whanau, hapu and iwi.It was played for many centuries
before the arrival of Europeans, however colonial influence meant
that by 1870 most additional including KI O RAHI had been
suppressed. Where KI O RAHI had been banned, rugby was
introduced and as history shows maoi took to it and excelled.
During the 1st world war,princess te puea encouraged tainui lwi not
to enlist but to instead revive moari past times as a result a number
of waikato people began playing KI O RAHI and other games.