Story: Māori fiction – ngā tuhinga paki

Te Rangikāheke manuscript

This manuscript extract by Wiremu Maihi Te Rangikāheke includes waiata extracts and a letter to Governor George Grey. Much early Māori writing was recording Māori traditions in te reo. Te Rangikāheke was a prolific producer of Māori-language manuscript material.

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Jeffrey Paparoa Holman, 'Māori fiction – ngā tuhinga paki - Roots of Māori fiction', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/interactive/42285/te-rangikaheke-manuscript (accessed 18 October 2019)

Story by Jeffrey Paparoa Holman, published 22 Oct 2014