Hawaiki

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Hawaiki

NZ a legendary Pacific island from which the Maoris migrated to New Zealand by canoe
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Hawaiiki was a monumental work and it will be some time before it has been fully critiqued and accepted in Polynesian archaeology.
Legend has it that the Maori made an epic journey from their ancient homeland of Hawaiiki, on seven sea-faring canoes, in search of new land.
Rongomai seeks to unite the two of them in death, if not in life, in Hawaiiki, the ancestral homeland of all Polynesian peoples.