Takatāpui (also spelled takataapui) is the Māori word meaning a devoted partner of the same sex. In modern terminology, a person who identifies as takatāpui is a Māori individual who is gay, lesbian The story remains popular and is retold in songs, films, cultural theatre and dance. Hinemoa defies her family to claim.
queer/LGBTQIA+ history in Aotearoa New Zealand, including such topics as Homosexual Law Reform and takatāpui history (the history of Māori queer folk).
Nov 17, In the story there is a relationship between a chief, Tutanekai, and his friend The term created a movement within our Māori queer community.