Song of Waitaha : the histories of a nation : being the teachings of Iharaira Te Meihana, Wiremu Ruka Te Korako, Taare Reweti Te Maihāroa, Perenara Hone Hare, Heremia Te Wake, Renata Kauere.

By: Brailsford, Barry [author.]Material type: TextTextLanguage: English, Maori Language: English, mri Publication details: [Christchurch, N.Z.] : Wharariki Pub. Ltd. Trust, 2003Edition: 2nd edDescription: 311 pages : color illustrations, color maps ; 31 cmISBN: 0958337810; 9780958337816Subject(s): Māori (New Zealand people) -- Folklore | Songs, Māori -- Texts | Mythology, Māori | Waitaha (New Zealand people) -- History | Māori (New Zealand people) -- New Zealand -- South Island -- History | Tūpuna | Tikanga-ā-iwi | Waiata | Iwi | Kōrero nehe | Pūrākau | New Zealand -- FolkloreDDC classification: 398.20993 LOC classification: GR375 | .S66 2003
Contents:
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.
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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"Barry Brailsford, author ... Derek Lardelli, illustrator"--Page 304.

Previous edition: Christchurch, N.Z. : Ngatapuwae Trust, 1994.

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.

"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.

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