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Te tohunga : the ancient legends and traditions of the Maoris

Author: W Dittmer
Publisher: [Papakura, N.Z. : Southern Reprints, 1989?]
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Genre/Form: Folklore
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: W Dittmer
OCLC Number: 34526682
Notes: Facsim. reprint. Originally published: London : Routledge & Sons, 1907.
Description: xviii, 117 p. : ill. ; 30 cm.
Contents: Tiki : the ancestor of mankind --
The creation of Hawaiki --
The poi-dance --
The creation of the stars --
The chant of Rangi-Nui --
Tane : the creation of nature --
Mahuika --
Maui and Mahuika ; Maui fights with the sun --
The death of Maui --
Te Aroha o Hinemoa : a legend --
Maui and Irawaru : a tradition --
Nga Patu-Paiarehe, the children of the mist / [by James Cowan] --
Tihi-o-te-Rangi --
The battle of the giants --
The coming of the Maori / [by James Cowan] --
Tradition --
Tama-Te-Kapua --
A tangi. Te Reinga / [by James Cowan] --
Ngawai. The burial of Te Heu-Heu on Tongariro.
Responsibility: orally collected and pictured by W. Dittmer.

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