Legends of the Māori / by Sir Maui Pomare and James Cowan, in collaboration ; illustrations by Stuart Peterson.
By: Pomare, Maui.
Contributor(s): Cowan, James | Peterson, Stuart | Cowan, James.Material type: BookPublisher: [Auckland, N.Z.] : Southern Reprints, 1987Description: x, 320 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeOther title: Mythology, folk-lore, tradition and poetry [Title on added t.p.:].Subject(s): Maori (New Zealand people) -- Folklore | Legends -- New Zealand | Tainui (New Zealand people) -- History | Maori poetry | Maori literature | Pūrākau | Korero nehe | Tikanga ā iwi | Whakatauki | Waiata | MatengaDDC classification: 398.0993 Online resources: Legends of the Maori Also available via the World Wide Web.
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|Non-Fiction||Davis (Central) Library Non-Fiction||Non-Fiction||398.2 POM||1||Available|
|Te Taurawhiri Non-Fiction||Davis (Central) Library Te Taurawhiri||Te Taurawhiri||398.2 POM||2||Available|
|Childrens Te Taurawhiri||Davis (Central) Library Te Taurawhiri Children's||Te Taurawhiri Children's||398.2 POM||3||Available|
Facsim. reprint: originally published: Wellington, N.Z. : Fine Arts (N.Z.) Ltd., 1930.
The death leap of Tikawe -- Paepipi's stranger -- A story of maori gratitude -- Hopa the tohunga -- By the waters of Rakaunui -- Te Ake's revenge: a tale of wizardry and retribution -- Tales of the cave country: the legend of the den of the wild dogs - the maneating dog of Ngamoko mountain -- The tale of Rokiroki: a memory of the Mokau -- The lost land of Paorae -- The cave dwellers of Te Pehu: a story of the great forest -- Tarao the tunneller: a tradition of Kawa mountain -- The lovers' chase: a story of the Whakatane valley -- Rock of the flying foam: a saga of the Waikato river -- The judgement of Uenuku -- At the rising of Kopu -- A cartridge from Taraia -- Pool of the Papua -- The wizards of the plains: a tale of Maori magic -- The gift of his fathers -- The rite of Ngau-Taringa: a story of the Heuheu family -- Matakite: a story of second sight -- Wairaka of the cave -- Tale of Tauhara: the value of a mountain -- Tunohopu's cave: a tale of old Rotorua -- By the waters of Holy-Brook: tales of an enchanted valley -- A basket of whitebait -- Utu: a story of a Polynesian vendetta -- Motu-Ngaio pa and the stage of heads: a story of old Kawhia -- Virgin's isle: the story of Te Wharerangi and the fall of Motu-o-Puhi pa -- The stealing of an Atua; a tradition of the Otago coast -- The diving cage: the tale of the dragon-slayers of Te Awahou -- there were giants in the land -- The little gulls of Mokoa -- The witch trees of the Kaingaroa -- The tree of the rope: a tale of old Rotoiti -- Lagoons of the Tuna: Kawa Repo and its story -- The rite of the Kawa-whare: the carved hosue and the two priests - a tale of tapu -- The chant of Hautu -- The mountain god: a song of Taranaki -- A song in exile -- The lone sentinel's osng -- A Waikato canoe chant -- A song of prophecy (Mata) -- bird song - what the Tui says -- The bird of summer -- "I sing of Kupe" -- A patriotic chant: hold fast the land -- A war-chant: the song of Tokatoka -- Hikairo's war song -- A song of Raukawa -- Two South Island chants: the song of the axe & "try not the pass, " the old man said -- Love chants: Te Ngaru's flute song, Yon enchanted isle: a song for Whakaari, the last look back: Paui-wahine's love song -- Laments for the dead: the dirge of Rangi-mamao, A dirge for Te Heuheu, The lament for Hikareia, An Awara lament: the pathway of the dead -- The omen of the flax bush, "Mourn with the sighing wind" -- A Waikato elegy: "Loud peals the thunder".
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