Here is a collection of web pages that relate to Maori history and may help you in your search for whakapapa.
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Bibliography of New Zealand Maori Tribal and Regio
Extracted from a published bibliography by Ross Himona "He Waka Eke Noa: Maori information resources" Quest Rapu Ara Wellington 1991. It is arranged by tribal area from the North to the South.
Kawhia Heritage Cruises
The only "History n Hangi" cruise in Aotearoa is back!...Let Kawhia Heritage Cruises take you on a voyage of discovery on Kawhia Harbour the spiritual home of Tainui Maori.
King Country Tourism
Promoting Cultural & Eco tourism packages including history tours cultural shows hangi adventure & eco treks etc etc.
Maori History of Whanganui a Tara
The earliest name for Wellington from Maori legend is Te Upoko o te Ika a Maui. In Maori it means "the head of Maui's fish." Caught and pulled to the surface by Polynesian navigator Maui the fish became the North Island.
Tarawera - the full story
This is the factual account of Mount Tarawera the volcano that stole more than life.
The Maori - NZ in History
Maori ancestry is able to be traced back to a people who lived in the Bismarck Archipelago to the east of New Guinea approximately 3500 years ago. These inhabitants had a Lapita culture of which earthenware pots distinctive and highly coloured were a
A site covering most of the well known land wars
New Zealand History
The New Zealand Wars pitched the might of the British Empire against the Maori people. Through the use of ingenious tactics and innovative fortifications the Maori side was able to withstand the attack for many years.
Paul Moon Index
Details about the historian Dr. Paul Moon and his published works. Also contains a selection of documents and news updates.
Te Kooti the Guerilla Fighter
For four years Te Kooti waged the most effective guerilla campaign in New Zealand's history. His base in the Urewera mountains as the map shows provided him a central base from which he could launch his raids from and retire to after a defeat.
How we Came to Be...
Kupe left Hawaiki in his waka the Matawhaorua and travelled in search of the fish of his ancestor Te-Ika-a-Maui. He had chased Te Wheke Muturangi (a great octopus) during this search.
The Journey of the Maori to Aotearoa
A brief history of the migration of the Maori and into and through the Pacific and on to Aotearoa/New Zealand.
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