Song of Waitaha : the histories of a nation : being the teachings of Iharaira Te Meihana, Wiremu Ruka Te Korako, Taare Reweti Te Maiharoa, Perenara Hone Hare, Heremia Te Wake, Puao Rakiraki, Renata Kauere / [Barry Brailsford, author ; Derek Mitchell, book designer & photographer ; Derek Lardelli, illustrator ; Tom McBrearty, publication manager].

By: Brailsford, Barry [author.]Contributor(s): Te Meihana, Iharaira [author.] | Mitchell, Derek, 1933- | Lardelli, Derek, 1961- | Ngatapuwae TrustMaterial type: TextTextLanguage: English, Maori Language: English Original language: Maori Publication details: [Christchurch, N.Z.] : [Ngatapuwae Trust], [1994]Edition: Special editionDescription: 311 pages : color illustrations, color maps, portraits ; 31 cmContent type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 0958337802 (hardback); 9780958337809Subject(s): Māori (New Zealand people) -- New Zealand -- South Island -- Folklore | Waitaha (New Zealand people) -- History | Māori (New Zealand people) -- New Zealand -- South Island -- History | Folklore -- New Zealand -- South Island | Legends -- New Zealand -- South Island | Mythology, Māori -- New Zealand -- South Island | Māori (New Zealand people) -- New Zealand -- South Island -- History -- To 1840 | Legends, Māori | Songs, Māori -- Texts | Mythology, Māori | Māori (New Zealand people) -- New Zealand -- Wairoa District | Māori (New Zealand people) -- Folklore | Māori literature | Tūpuna | Tikanga-ā-iwi | Kōrero nehe | Waiata | Iwi | Pūrākau | South Island (N.Z.) -- History | New Zealand -- FolkloreDDC classification: 398.20993 BRA | 398.20993 BRA
Contents:
The trail of understanding -- Song of creation -- Song of the white whale -- Song of the star walkers -- Song of the peace child -- Song of the weeping waters -- Song of the sacred nest -- Song of the ice mountains -- Song of the god stone -- Song of the broken waka -- Song of the star fires -- Song of the last days -- Trail of the tall trees.
The trail of understanding -- Song of creation -- Song of the dream makers -- Song of the white whale -- Song of the star walkers -- Song of the peace child -- Song of the weeping waters -- Song of the sacred nest -- Song of the ice mountains -- Song of the god stone -- Song of the broken waka -- Song of the star fires -- Song of the last days -- Trail of the tall trees -- Patriarchal blessing.
Summary: "These kete are the treasures of the peoples of the nation of Waitaha ... for they are the sacred songs of our ancestors"--Page [6].
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Page 295, 296 and 305, 306 inserted as folded sheet in some copies.

In English, with some Maori.

Each copy numbered.

The trail of understanding -- Song of creation -- Song of the white whale -- Song of the star walkers -- Song of the peace child -- Song of the weeping waters -- Song of the sacred nest -- Song of the ice mountains -- Song of the god stone -- Song of the broken waka -- Song of the star fires -- Song of the last days -- Trail of the tall trees.

The trail of understanding -- Song of creation -- Song of the dream makers -- Song of the white whale -- Song of the star walkers -- Song of the peace child -- Song of the weeping waters -- Song of the sacred nest -- Song of the ice mountains -- Song of the god stone -- Song of the broken waka -- Song of the star fires -- Song of the last days -- Trail of the tall trees -- Patriarchal blessing.

"These kete are the treasures of the peoples of the nation of Waitaha ... for they are the sacred songs of our ancestors"--Page [6].

In English, with some Māori.

In English, with some Maori.

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