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The great New Zealand myth : a study of the discovery and origin traditions of the Māori

Author: D R Simmons
Publisher: Wellington : A. H. & A. W. Reed, 1976.
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Genre/Form: Tanka
Folklore
History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Simmons, D.R.
Great New Zealand myth.
Wellington : A.H. & A.W. Reed, 1976
(OCoLC)644558033
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: D R Simmons
ISBN: 0589009494 9780589009496
OCLC Number: 3069444
Description: xi, 504 p. : map ; 26 cm.
Contents: The coming of the Maori and some current New Zealand folklore --
What is genuine Maori tradition? --
Kupe --
925 and all that! --
Toi and Whatonga --
Pakeha sources of the Great Fleet tradition --
Tribal tradition of the origin canoes --
Ngati Kahungunu of Hawke's Bay --
Ngati Porou, Paikea, Horouta --
Ngati Awa and Tuhoe --
Te Arawa --
Tainui and other canoes --
Ati Awa of Taranaki --
Tribes of the South Island --
The Northland tribes --
The canoe genealogies --
Tribal tradition of the origin canoes : conclusions --
The myth and the pattern of tradition.
Responsibility: D. R. Simmons.

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