Pūrākau

Traditional, historical and legendary stories of Maori. 'True' stories as opposed to fictional.

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Date: [1930s?] From: Cowan family: Collection By: Ryan, Thomas, 1864-1927 Description: Photographic prints by unknown photographers, taken circa 1930s. Includes images of landscapes and trees, including fifteen images of Thomas Ryan's watercol...
Date: 2 Sep 1952 By: Bell, Robin Moore, 1907-1989 Description: An account by Bell of the lifting of the legendary curse on the Nairn homestead at Pourerere Source of title - Transcribed Relationship complexity - See al...
Date: 1896 From: Maori Purposes Fund Board : Papers Description: Contains whakapapa and cosmological notes about the creation of the universe, including the origin of all stones and winds and various other items and pract...
Date: 1903-1907 From: Maori Purposes Fund Board : Papers Description: Contains whakapapa recorded by Te Whatahoro at Dannevirke in 1907 (including some dictated from the whakapapa books of deceased tohunga), probably as part of...
Date: 1857 Description: Holograph text of `The Taupo martyrs' (titled `The Martyrs of Taupo' at end) ; probably a Maori myth Written while returning to NZ on board the `Lancashire ...
Date: n d From: White, John, 1826-1891 : Papers Description: These folders are White's manuscript versions of Ancient History of the Maori and include volumes which were prepared but not published before his death Incl...
Date: 1849 By: Matiaha, active 1849 Description: Includes annotations by Creed and Best Relationship complexity - Copy of same legend at MS-Papers-0072-18 (Best) Matiaha was a chief at Moeraki, North Otag...
Date: [ca 1898-1910] From: Chapman, Eichelbaum and Rosenberg families : Papers Description: Includes account of legend of Tawhaki, letter from Bishop Williams on polygamy, and letters from Elsdon Best and Stephenson Percy Smith, including Best's gen...
Date: 2006 By: Arkowa Productions Ltd Description: An arrangement of text, with two taiaha spearhead decorations. Quantity: 1 Electronic document(s).
Date: 1907 Description: Contains a paper titled `The story of Te Pehu Pa' and a paper about Tiwakawaka and Papatiti-rau-maewa being the first inhabitants of New Zealand as given by ...