Story: Māori fiction – ngā tuhinga paki

First issue of Te Ao Hou

First issue of Te Ao Hou

The first issue of Te Ao Hou was published in the winter of 1952. The early issues contained mostly non-fiction articles and some retellings of traditional myths. The first story competition was announced in the spring 1953 issue. 

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Reference: Te Ao Hou, no. 1 (winter 1952)

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Jeffrey Paparoa Holman, 'Māori fiction – ngā tuhinga paki - Development of Māori fiction', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/object/42289/first-issue-of-te-ao-hou (accessed 16 December 2019)

Story by Jeffrey Paparoa Holman, published 22 Oct 2014