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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Hawaiki is the only carrier-neutral bandwidth supplier in the Pacific submarine cable market.
Organizers hope that the Hawaiki project will someday grow into a large cooperative network promoting cultural exchange and educational opportunities throughout the region, and that it will also serve to strengthen the indigenous identities of young Polynesians.
L'ile polynesienne la plus a l'ouest portant le nom Hawaiki etant Savai'i (une des deux iles principales des Samoa; l'autre est Upolu), il serait logique de croire qu'a l'echelle du Pacifique, Savai'i fut la premiere Hawaiki.
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.
The technique is effective, and the strongest chapters in the book are "Turton's Land Deeds," "Smoked Heads," and "Hawaiki," where Thompson achieves a perfect balance between the personal and historical as she deals with finding a Maori name for her firstborn that won't be butchered by her American family, the taboo of having a picture of severed and shrunken Maori heads, and the death of her father-in-law and Seven's stoic reaction.
It is not widely known that New Zealand was the last significant temperate land mass to be peopled, the first Polynesian migrants arriving from Hawaiki (Probably in the region of Tahiti) about 700 years ago.
It is also a part of the particular place, Puketapu, where our common ancestor Nukutawhiti is said to have set up a village during his early explorations of the hinterland, after his arrival in Hokianga from Hawaiki nearly a thousand years ago.
"Sales are somewhat reminiscent of what we experienced at Nauru Tower in 1988 and of Hawaiki in 1997," says Heyer, who also served as sales agent for the two neighboring properties.
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. The historian need not necessarily discount his accuracy, but might perhaps distrust the "spin" that the old man placed upon the stories told in extreme old age.