Treasury of Māori exploration : legends relating to the first Polynesian explorers of New Zealand / by A.W. Reed.

By: Reed, A. W. (Alexander Wyclif), 1908-1979 [author.]Material type: TextTextPublication details: Wellington [N.Z.] : A.H. & A.W. Reed, 1977Description: xvi, 288 pages ; 26 cmContent type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 058900977X; 9780589009779Subject(s): Māori (New Zealand people) -- History | Māori (New Zealand people) -- Folklore | Legends -- New Zealand | Hekenga | Waka | Tūpuna | Pūrākau | Tūhura | New Zealand -- History -- To 1840Additional physical formats: Online version:: Treasury of Maori exploration.DDC classification: 919.931/04/1 LOC classification: DU423.A1 | R44
Contents:
pt. One. CANOES OF CREATION AND DISCOVERY -- Prologue : before the beginning -- Canoes of the gods -- Maui : fisher of lands -- Maku and Ti-wakawaka -- The man who may have seen ice floes -- Canoe of misery -- Ch. One. Kupe and Ngahue -- Departure from Hawaiki -- Death of a wheke -- On the shores of Raukawa -- South Island excursion -- The origin of pounamu -- Kupe of the west coast -- The return of Kupe -- Kokianga-nui, the great returning -- Triumphant return -- The paddles of Kupe -- Ch. Two. Nuku-Tawhiti -- The voyage -- The settlement -- Ch. Three. The conflict of Nuku-Tama-Rora and Manaia -- The naval battle -- Round the coast of Te Ika-a-Maui -- Ch. Four. Tangata whenua -- North Island -- Chatham Islands -- South Island -- Ch. Five. Digger and strider of the South Island -- Rakai-hautu the digger -- Rongo-i-tua the strider -- Ch. Six. The petrified canoe -- Shipwreck -- The inland journey -- Ch. Seven. Toi-Kai-Rakau and Whatonga -- Whatonga the grandson -- Toi-te-tuatahi the grandfather -- Adventures of Whatonga's sons -- Rua-kapanga and the great bird -- pt. Two. CANOES OF THE EXPLORERS -- Ch. Eight. Aotea -- Introduction -- Turi leaves hawaiki -- The voyage -- Po-toru and the Ririno -- The overland journey to Patea -- At patea -- The children of Turi -- The death of Turi -- The floating island of Raumano -- Hau and Wai-raka -- Ch. Nine. Te Arawa -- Tama-te-kapya leaves Hawaiki -- The voyage -- Men of Te Arawa in Aotearoa -- The last days of Tama-te-kapua -- Ngatoro-r-rangi -- Tu-horo-matea-kaka -- Ihenga and Kahu-mata-momoe -- Ha-tupatu's victory over Raumati -- Sons and grandsons of Hou-mai-tawhiti -- Ch. Ten. Tainui -- Hotu-roa leaves Hawaiki -- The voyage -- The portage -- At kawhia -- Raka-taura and Kahu-rere -- Hotu-nui and Naru-tuahu -- Ch. Eleven. Takitimu -- Tamatea-ariki-nui leaves Hawaiki -- The voyage -- Father and son in Aotearoa -- Rua-whoaro and Tupai -- Kahu-ngunu -- Rongo-kako -- Ch. Twelve. Mataatua -- Te Ara-tawhao and the kumara crop -- Toroa leaves Hawaiki -- The voyage -- At Whakatane -- The men and women of Mataatua -- Wai-raka's mistake -- Ch. Thirteen. Horouta -- Kahu-kura and the kumara -- Pawa leaves Hawaiki -- The trek to the east coast -- Ch. Fourteen. Kurahaupo and Tokomaru -- kurahaupo -- hape and tama-rau -- Tokomaru -- Ch. Fifteen. Mahuhu -- Departure from Hawaiki -- Arrival at Kaipara -- The children of Rongo-mai -- Ch. Sixteen. Men and women of Muriwhenua -- Nga-Puhi -- Tu-moana and Rua -- Rei-tu and Rei-pae -- Nga mahi a nga tupuna -- Ch. Seventeen. Pioneers of the East Coast -- Kiwa -- Paikea -- Epilogue.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

pt. One. CANOES OF CREATION AND DISCOVERY -- Prologue : before the beginning -- Canoes of the gods -- Maui : fisher of lands -- Maku and Ti-wakawaka -- The man who may have seen ice floes -- Canoe of misery -- Ch. One. Kupe and Ngahue -- Departure from Hawaiki -- Death of a wheke -- On the shores of Raukawa -- South Island excursion -- The origin of pounamu -- Kupe of the west coast -- The return of Kupe -- Kokianga-nui, the great returning -- Triumphant return -- The paddles of Kupe -- Ch. Two. Nuku-Tawhiti -- The voyage -- The settlement -- Ch. Three. The conflict of Nuku-Tama-Rora and Manaia -- The naval battle -- Round the coast of Te Ika-a-Maui -- Ch. Four. Tangata whenua -- North Island -- Chatham Islands -- South Island -- Ch. Five. Digger and strider of the South Island -- Rakai-hautu the digger -- Rongo-i-tua the strider -- Ch. Six. The petrified canoe -- Shipwreck -- The inland journey -- Ch. Seven. Toi-Kai-Rakau and Whatonga -- Whatonga the grandson -- Toi-te-tuatahi the grandfather -- Adventures of Whatonga's sons -- Rua-kapanga and the great bird -- pt. Two. CANOES OF THE EXPLORERS -- Ch. Eight. Aotea -- Introduction -- Turi leaves hawaiki -- The voyage -- Po-toru and the Ririno -- The overland journey to Patea -- At patea -- The children of Turi -- The death of Turi -- The floating island of Raumano -- Hau and Wai-raka -- Ch. Nine. Te Arawa -- Tama-te-kapya leaves Hawaiki -- The voyage -- Men of Te Arawa in Aotearoa -- The last days of Tama-te-kapua -- Ngatoro-r-rangi -- Tu-horo-matea-kaka -- Ihenga and Kahu-mata-momoe -- Ha-tupatu's victory over Raumati -- Sons and grandsons of Hou-mai-tawhiti -- Ch. Ten. Tainui -- Hotu-roa leaves Hawaiki -- The voyage -- The portage -- At kawhia -- Raka-taura and Kahu-rere -- Hotu-nui and Naru-tuahu -- Ch. Eleven. Takitimu -- Tamatea-ariki-nui leaves Hawaiki -- The voyage -- Father and son in Aotearoa -- Rua-whoaro and Tupai -- Kahu-ngunu -- Rongo-kako -- Ch. Twelve. Mataatua -- Te Ara-tawhao and the kumara crop -- Toroa leaves Hawaiki -- The voyage -- At Whakatane -- The men and women of Mataatua -- Wai-raka's mistake -- Ch. Thirteen. Horouta -- Kahu-kura and the kumara -- Pawa leaves Hawaiki -- The trek to the east coast -- Ch. Fourteen. Kurahaupo and Tokomaru -- kurahaupo -- hape and tama-rau -- Tokomaru -- Ch. Fifteen. Mahuhu -- Departure from Hawaiki -- Arrival at Kaipara -- The children of Rongo-mai -- Ch. Sixteen. Men and women of Muriwhenua -- Nga-Puhi -- Tu-moana and Rua -- Rei-tu and Rei-pae -- Nga mahi a nga tupuna -- Ch. Seventeen. Pioneers of the East Coast -- Kiwa -- Paikea -- Epilogue.

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