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Takitimu : a history of Ngati Kahungunu / J. H. Mitchell (Tiaki Hikawera Mitira).

By: Mitira, Tiaki Hikawera, 1871-1945.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Auckland, New Zealand : Oratia Books, [2017]Copyright date: ©2017Edition: [2017 edition].Description: 271, xxii pages : genealogical tables ; 21 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780947506216; 0947506217.Other title: History of Ngati Kahungunu.Subject(s): Ngāti Kahungunu (New Zealand people) -- History | Maori (New Zealand people) -- History | Folklore -- New Zealand | Waka | Purakau | Tupuna | Hekenga | Tikanga-a-iwi | Korero nehe | WhenuaSummary: Takitimu is one of the great tribal histories in the New Zealand literary canon. It tells of the Ngati Kahungunu people – tangata whenua of Hawke’s Bay and parts of East Coast and Wairarapa – from their origins in the Pacific Islands to their lineage in Aotearoa up to the twentieth century. It is divided into four main sections: the history up to the departure of Takitimu and other canoes of migration; the history of Ngati Kahungunu; short biographies of Sir James Carroll, Sir Maui Pomare and the Rev. Tamihana Huata; and appendices describing charms, proverbs, the interpretation of dreams and signs, and the Maori almanac. Complete with genealogical tables, this is a book of great value for history enthusiasts and especially the people of Ngati Kahungunu – the third largest Maori tribe, with descendants throughout New Zealand and Australia-- Amazon.com
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Takitimu is one of the great tribal histories in the New Zealand literary canon. It tells of the Ngati Kahungunu people tangata whenua of Hawkes Bay and parts of East Coast and Wairarapa from their origins in the Pacific Islands to their lineage in Aotearoa up to the twentieth century. It is divided into four main sections: the history up to the departure of Takitimu and other canoes of migration; the history of Ngati Kahungunu; short biographies of Sir James Carroll, Sir Maui Pomare and the Rev. Tamihana Huata; and appendices describing charms, proverbs, the interpretation of dreams and signs, and the Maori almanac. Complete with genealogical tables, this is a book of great value for history enthusiasts and especially the people of Ngati Kahungunu the third largest Maori tribe, with descendants throughout New Zealand and Australia.

Originally published: Wellington, New Zealand : A.H. & A.W. Reed, 1944.

Takitimu is one of the great tribal histories in the New Zealand literary canon. It tells of the Ngati Kahungunu people – tangata whenua of Hawke’s Bay and parts of East Coast and Wairarapa – from their origins in the Pacific Islands to their lineage in Aotearoa up to the twentieth century. It is divided into four main sections: the history up to the departure of Takitimu and other canoes of migration; the history of Ngati Kahungunu; short biographies of Sir James Carroll, Sir Maui Pomare and the Rev. Tamihana Huata; and appendices describing charms, proverbs, the interpretation of dreams and signs, and the Maori almanac. Complete with genealogical tables, this is a book of great value for history enthusiasts and especially the people of Ngati Kahungunu – the third largest Maori tribe, with descendants throughout New Zealand and Australia-- Amazon.com