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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Located on the northern tip of NZ, this is where the Maoris believe their spirits depart for their mythical homeland of Hawaiiki.
Me hoki ano a tatou whakaaro ki a ratou, kua wehe atu ra ki te wahi o Hinenuitepo, haere koutou, haere, haere, ki Hawaiiki Nui, te hono ki wairua moemoe ra.
Burley and Shutler re-examine ancestral Polynesian fishing gear from Tonga in light of Kirch and Green's 2001 publication Hawaiiki, Ancestral Polynesia.
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.