The Maori People

of Aotearoa New Zealand

 

 

 

A brief outline of Maori history both before and after the coming of the European to Aotearoa/New Zealand, and some notes on Maori culture

 

Sponsored by Kingston Strategic

 

 

 

The Creation

 

A brief account of the Maori Creation myth. Myth or Science?

 

 

 

The Acquisition of Knowledge

 

How Tane -te-Wananga acquired the knowledge from Io

 

 

 

The Essence of Being Maori

 

A personal view of the spiritual essence of being Maori

 

 

 

Journey of the Maori

 

The journey from Hawaiki, spiritual homeland of the many peoples who later became known as Maori. And the journey from other homelands on the way to Aotearoa/New Zealand.

 

 

 

Whakapapa Maori

 

Maori genealogy, history, myth and legend.

 

 

 

Maori Development

 

Developmental issues for Maori people today, and some Maori development and community development projects.

 

 

 

Writings

 

Publications, newsletters, papers and articles

 

 

 

Maori Research

 

Some Sources & Resources

 

 

 

Tribal & Regional Histories

 

A selection of books on tribal and regional history.

 

 

 

More Essays

 

Te Putatara

 

email: rhimona@maorinews.com


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