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  • Mana tūpuna

Mana tūpuna (Topical Term)

This authority is not used in any records.
Preferred form: Mana tūpuna
Used for/see from:
  • Mana tipuna
  • Mana tuku iho
  • Mana whakaheke
See also:

Whakamārama: Ka heke haere mai te mana o ngā ariki ki ngā rangatira, ā, kua haere atu ki te tangata.

Scope Note: Chiefly power or authority that originates from the atua/gods and is handed down through senior male lines from generation to generation. See also: Tapu, Tūpuna (Ancestors) and Whakapapa (Genealogy).

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