Māori myth and legend / A.W. Reed ; illustrated by Roger Hart.

By: Reed, A. W. (Alexander Wyclif), 1908-1979 [author.]
Contributor(s): Hart, Roger (Roger Richmond) [illustrator.]
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Auckland [N.Z.] : Heinemann Reed, 1988 (1989 printing)Edition: New rev. edDescription: 87 p. : ill. ; 20 cmISBN: 0790001497Subject(s): Pūrākau | Pakiwaitara | Legends, Māori | Mythology, MāoriDDC classification: 398.20993
Contents:
The Creation -- The coming of knowledge -- The coming of life -- The coming of death -- Maaui tames the sun -- A legend of the moon -- Tribal Gods -- The coming of the kuumara -- Symbol of fertility -- Enchantment -- Patupaiarehe -- The restless mountains -- Taniwha -- Denizens of the sea -- Fabulous birds -- The coming of Pounamu -- Tohunga -- Giants -- Orgreses.
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Māoritanga Hāwera LibraryPlus
Non Fiction
Māoritanga 398.2 (Browse shelf) Available I374685
Māoritanga Ōpunakē LibraryPlus
Non Fiction
Māoritanga 398.993 (Browse shelf) Available I123112
Māoritanga Pātea LibraryPlus
Non Fiction
Māoritanga 398.2 (Browse shelf) Available I438239
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"First published separately as Maori legends, 1972, and Maori Myth, 1977. Combined and revised edition published 1983"--T.p. verso.

The Creation -- The coming of knowledge -- The coming of life -- The coming of death -- Maaui tames the sun -- A legend of the moon -- Tribal Gods -- The coming of the kuumara -- Symbol of fertility -- Enchantment -- Patupaiarehe -- The restless mountains -- Taniwha -- Denizens of the sea -- Fabulous birds -- The coming of Pounamu -- Tohunga -- Giants -- Orgreses.

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