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  • The Story of Maui and Tieke : Maori Legends, Stories and Myths

    …Zealand Travel »Culture »Maori Culture »Stories and Legends »Maui and Tieke Maori Stories and Legends Maori Stories and Legends | Kupe and Te Wheke | He Ika A Maui | Maui and Tieke The Story of Maui and Tieke The story of Maui and Tieke as told by Michael Elkington Once upon…

  • Maori Legends, Stories and Myths

    …oral history—the telling of ancient stories, myths and legends—continues today. On many marae, elders teach tribal lore, etiquette and genealogy. They also retell the stories that form the basis of Maori beliefs, including the story of how Maui fished up the North Island and how the…

  • Marlborough History, Historical Places in Marlborough New Zealand

    …by sea or air, the intricate detail of the Marlborough Sounds engages your interest immediately. Maori legend describes the entire South Island as Maui's waka (canoe), wrecked on a reef during a fishing expedition. The shattered bow of the canoe became the Sounds. D'Urville Island At the outer edges…

  • The Story of He Ika A Maui : Maori Legends, Stories and Myths

    …»Maori Culture »Stories and Legends »He Ika A Maui Maori Stories and Legends Maori Stories and Legends | Kupe and Te Wheke | He Ika A Maui | Maui and Tieke The Story of He Ika A Maui The story of He Ika A Maui as told by Thomas Kahu of Whale Watch Kaikoura. Maui and his exploits…

  • The Story of Kupe and Te Wheke : Maori Legends, Stories and Myths

    …»Maori »Maori Stories and Legends »Kupe and Te Wheke Maori Stories and Legends Maori Stories and Legends | Kupe and Te Wheke | He Ika A Maui | Maui and Tieke The Maori Story of Kupe and Te Wheke The story of Te Wheke as told by Michael Elkington When stories where told to us we…

  • South Island History Information & Historical Places New Zealand

    …carved stories in the land, you can discover it for yourself. Maori legend tells of Maui, a demi-god who lived in Hawaiiki. He went fishing with his brothers, and pulled up the North Island of New Zealand 'Te Ika a Maui' (or the fish of Maui). The South Island is known as 'Te Waka a Maui' (or the…

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