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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That idea involved purchasing the waka Hinemoana, donating it to the Hawaiki Rising Trust, and offering a similar experience for young people on a large ocean-going waka.
Kei te kukunetanga mai I Hawaiki ko te ahua ia, Ko Maui-wharekino ka noho ia Pani, 'Twas Uru who did abide with Ngangana And they begat Te Aotu, Te Aohore, Hinetuahoanga, Tangaroa, and the Stone of Poutini
And I come from a long line of chiefs, stretching all the way back to Hawaiki, where our ancient ones are, the ones that first heard the land crying and sent a man.
This is where Maoris believe the spirits of the dead depart on the journey to their heaven, called Hawaiki.
and culminated in the 14th century with the arrival of a large fleet from a legendary land of Hawaiki, that has been identified by some as Tahiti.
None the less, she begins with the well-known account by Te Horeta Te Taniwha who claimed to be twelve years old in 1769: Cook's ship was regarded as an island or perhaps a bird, Cook's men spirits from the ancestral world of Hawaiki.
SY4 will also be an additional Point of Presence (PoP) for network providers including TPG Telecom and Vocus, and the location of the Australian submarine cable head for Hawaiki, the second trans-Pacific cable route connecting Australia and New Zealand to Hawaii and the West Coast of the United States.
Hawaiki, Ancestral Polynesia: An essay in Historical Anthropology.
Based on the Maori tale of Paikea, the film playfully explores the myth of a Maori ancestor who escaped death by riding a whale from Hawaiki to Aotearoa/New Zealand.
Folklore has it that a flotilla of seven canoes brought a group of adventurers across the Pacific from a legendary homeland called Hawaiki circa a.
Good planning and a little good luck have helped fuel robust sales at Hawaiki Tower.