Kōrero: Hawaiki

Māui

Ko Māui tētahi o ngā tāngata rongonui o Hawaiki. He toa. Ko tēnei kōrero mai i ngā kohinga a Tā Hōri Kerei (Sir George Grey) mō ngā tikanga tuku iho a te Māori, arā, Polynesian mythology and ancient traditional history of the New Zealander race; he kōrero mō te rapu a Māui i te ahi me tana māminga i tōna tipuna i a Mahuika. Ko Māui tēnei e hopu ana i te rā. Kei te marae o Te Hono ki Hawaiki i Te Papa Tongarewa te whakairo nei.

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Te Ahukaramū Charles Royal, 'Hawaiki - Te kāinga o ngā atua', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/document/3802/maui (accessed 20 August 2019)

Story by Te Ahukaramū Charles Royal, published 8 Feb 2005, updated 20 Apr 2015