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  • New Zealand History Information & Historical Places

    …the first explorer to reach New Zealand was Kupe. Using the stars and ocean currents as his navigational guides, he ventured across the Pacific on his waka hourua (voyaging canoe) from his ancestral Polynesian homeland of Hawaiki. It is thought that Kupe made landfall at the Hokianga Harbour in…

  • Maori Legends, Stories and Myths

    …white cloud'. After circumnavigating the North and South Islands of Aotearoa, Kupe and his crew returned to Hawaiki with treasures such as preserved moa flesh and pounamu (greenstone). The story of Kupe's remarkable voyage, and other such endeavours, were passed on from one generation to the next…

  • Early Settlement in New Zealand, New Zealand Settlement

    …first Maori explorer to reach New Zealand was Kupe. Using the stars and ocean currents as his navigational guides, he ventured across the Pacific on his waka hourua (voyaging canoe) from his ancestral Polynesian homeland of Hawaiki. It is thought that Kupe made landfall at the Hokianga Harbour in…

  • New Zealand History, New Zealand Maori Heritage and History

    …to reach New Zealand was Kupe. Using the stars and ocean currents as his navigational guides, he ventured across the Pacific on his waka hourua (voyaging canoe) from his ancestral Polynesian homeland of Hawaiki. It is thought, according to Maori history, that Kupe made landfall at the Hokianga…

  • New Zealand People, People in New Zealand

    …and self-reliant, with a famous 'Kiwi ingenuity'. Early Voyagers Over four hundred years before Christopher Columbus and the rest of Europe worried about falling off the edge of the world, the first New Zealanders, the Maori, voyaged thousands of miles across the vast unknown Pacific Ocean…

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