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Māori myths & tribal legends

Author: Antony Alpers; Patrick Hanly
Publisher: Auckland, N.Z. : Longman Paul, 1964.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Folklore
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Antony Alpers; Patrick Hanly
ISBN: 0582716748 9780582716742
OCLC Number: 154238786
Notes: Reprinted 1985.
Includes index.
Description: 252 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Contents: Part one: Myths from Hawaiki. The sons of sky and earth --
Maui. How Maui was born --
How Maui found his parents --
How Maui obtained the sacred jawbone --
How Maui made the sun slow down --
How Maui fished up land --
How Maui played with fire --
How Maui's sister lost her husband --
How Maui gave mortality to man --
Tinirau. How Hinauri became the wife of Tinirau --
How Rupe found Hinauri --
How Tuhuruhuru found his mother --
How Kae stole Tutunui --
How Whakatau destroyed the Ati Hapai --
Tawhaki. Tawhaki destroys the Ponaturi --
Tawhaki climbs up to heaven --
Tawhaki i8s reunited with Hapai --
Tawhaki's son is avenged by Rata. Part two: Traditions of the migration. Kupe's discovery of Aotearoa --
The migration of Turi to Aotearoa --
The quarrels in Hawaiki --
The voyage of the Arawa --
The avenging of Manaia's curse --
The adventures of Hatupatu --
Appendix: the sources and the background.
Other Titles: Māori myths
Māori myths and tribal legends
Responsibility: retold by Antony Alpers ; illustrated by Patrick Hanly.

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