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from Hawaiki to Hawaiki
the Maori people of Aotearoa / New Zealand

 

 

 

the magic of being Maori
the indigenous Maori people - their culture, history, mythology, legend and whakapapa (genealogy)

 

 

 

 

 

powhiri - Maori welcome




raranga - woven flax theme




Te Karere Ipurangi
Maori news online




poroporoaki
Maori farewell

 

Reflections on Running - a poem and personal view of the essence and magic of being Maori.



The Maori People - aspects of history, culture, mythology and legend. The journey from Hawaiki to Hawaiki.


Whakapapa Maori - an introduction to Maori genealogy and some examples of tribal whakapapa from the tribes of the Kurahaupo and Takitimu waka (canoes).


Maori Development - issues and projects. What is community development and what is Maori development. Thoughts on strategies.


Wananga - the teachings of Nepia Pohuhu, a tohunga (scholar / priest). Maori language only.


Research Sources - start your research here. For the serious researcher (but don't forget the library) 

The first Maori website - 1995
© 2001 - R.N.Himona