Maori notebook No 23

Maori notebook No 23
Te Matorohanga, Moihi, active 1836-1865; Fildes, Horace Edward Manners, 1875-1937; Ngatata, Wiremu Tako, -1887

Continued from Maori notebook No 16 (qMS-0195). Contains information about the history of the Wellington district, including the Ngati Toa, Ngati Raukawa, Te Ati Awa heke to the south - recorded from Wi Tako [compare with version written in the hand of Te Whatahoro Jury, see MS-Papers-0189-b025]; also contains whare wananga information about the creation and nature of the universe, migration from Hawaiki and related myths and stories about Maui, Tawhaki, and others; Also includes letter from H Fildes and miscellaneous notes.

Also includes notes on the construction of canoes in Borneo.

Source of title - Title from spine

Quantity: 1 volume(s).

Physical Description: Holograph

Finding Aids: Indexed in - Index to Maori Notebook no 23 (spine title) qMS-0203.

Additional description


Alternative form available: microfilm (MS-Copy-Micro-0650-10).

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Partly restricted - Please use surrogate in place of original
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Best, Elsdon, 1856-1931 : Papers / Series 3 - Notebooks
1 volume(s), Manuscripts, Holograph
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