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Hawaiki : a new approach to Māori tradition / Margaret Orbell.

By: Contributor(s): Material type: TextTextLanguage: English, Maori Language: English, mri Publication details: Christchurch, N.Z. : Canterbury University Press, 1991.Description: 81 p. : ill., map, ports. ; 30 cmContent type:
  • text
Media type:
  • unmediated
Carrier type:
  • volume
ISBN:
  • 0908812159 (paperback)
  • 9780908812158 (paperback)
Subject(s): Additional physical formats: Online version:: Hawaiki.DDC classification:
  • 291.13089994 20
LOC classification:
  • GR375 .O73 1991
Contents:
Preface -- The homeland (The actual history ; Related place-names ; Early scholars' interpretations ; Stories set in Hawaiki ; The last Hawaiki ; More recent scholarship ; The source of life ; Hawaiki's inaccessibility ; Hawaiki in the east ; Hawaiki in the west).
The voyages ('They never believed it' ; Ancestors here in the beginning ; Kupe the precursor ; The ancestors' arrival ; The preparations ; The karakia ; Parallel occurrences ; Sacred landmarks ; Voyages back to Hawaiki ; The Great Fleet).
The new land (Plants and animals ; Other treasures ; The tohunga ; Volcanic power ; Place-names relating to ancestors ; Tamatea and his fire ; Rivers and lakes ; South Island mountains ; The Northland hypothesis).
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Māoritanga Hāwera LibraryPlus Non Fiction Māoritanga 398.234 (Browse shelf(Opens below)) Available i2224155
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"Originally published [by the University of Canterbury in 1985] as University of Canterbury Publication No. 35, this book is the revised text of the Macmillan Brown lectures for 1983"--T.p. verso.

Includes index.

Includes bibliographical references (p. 69-74).

Preface -- The homeland (The actual history ; Related place-names ; Early scholars' interpretations ; Stories set in Hawaiki ; The last Hawaiki ; More recent scholarship ; The source of life ; Hawaiki's inaccessibility ; Hawaiki in the east ; Hawaiki in the west).

The voyages ('They never believed it' ; Ancestors here in the beginning ; Kupe the precursor ; The ancestors' arrival ; The preparations ; The karakia ; Parallel occurrences ; Sacred landmarks ; Voyages back to Hawaiki ; The Great Fleet).

The new land (Plants and animals ; Other treasures ; The tohunga ; Volcanic power ; Place-names relating to ancestors ; Tamatea and his fire ; Rivers and lakes ; South Island mountains ; The Northland hypothesis).

In English with some Maori.

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