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Maori myths & tribal legends

by Antony Alpers

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Published by Houghton Mifflin in Boston .
Written in English

    Places:
  • New Zealand.
    • Subjects:
    • Folklore -- New Zealand,
    • Mythology, Maori,
    • Maori (New Zealand people) -- Folklore

    • Edition Notes

      Statementretold by Antony Alpers. Illustrated by Patrick Hanly.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsGR375 .A55 1966
      The Physical Object
      Pagination252 p.
      Number of Pages252
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5947335M
      LC Control Number65019292
      OCLC/WorldCa492612

      The book ranges over the most widely recognised myth and supernatural stories from the ancient Maori world including the Creation cycle, legends of Maui, the moon, pounamu, kumara, fertility, denizens of the sea and sky, restless mountains, giants, ogresses, fairies, tribal gods, tohunga, taniwha and even magic itself. Each legend is accompanied by a Roger Hart painting which visually re 3/5(1). Delivery Option Delivery Time Cost Additional Item; Standard Delivery: 3 - 5 Working Days: £ £ First Class Delivery: 1 - 3 Working Days: £ £

        Māori Culture in New Zealand – Our three favourite Māori legends. One of our favourite things about Māori Culture in New Zealand is the stories. From legends of star-crossed lovers to the creation of light and dark, these myths form an oral history of our people, and have been passed down through the generations. 22 Jan - Maori myths and legends resources for the New Zealand classroom. Activity sheets and art/craft to support teaching and learning. Time-saving print-and-go activities that your students will enjoy. See more ideas about Maori, Activity sheets and Maori legends.

      Māori mythology and Māori traditions are the two major categories into which the legends of the Māori of New Zealand may usefully be divided. The rituals, beliefs, and the world view of Māori society were ultimately based on an elaborate mythology that had been inherited from a Polynesian homeland and adapted and developed in the new setting (Biggs ).   Maori Legend about Mount Taranaki. This feature is not available right now. Please try again later.


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Maori Myths and Tribal Legends Hardcover – January 1, by Antony Alpers (Author) See all 7 formats and editions Hide other formats and editionsCited by: Like American Indian myths and legends, these stories provided ideas, exemplars, and villains that all Maori (back before Europeans took over their country) shared and could relate to.

As a visitor to A carefully compiled collection for adult readers, this book retells important traditional stories about major figures in Maori culture/5. Maori Myths and Tribal Legends [Alpers, Antony] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Maori Myths and Tribal LegendsPrice: $ Maori Myths & Tribal Legends by Antony Alpers and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Maori Myths Tribal Legends - AbeBooks Passion for books.

The Maori of New Zealand were Polynesians who migrated to that land. They have a rich lore which explains the world as they know it and their own history.

Antony Alpers, drawing from the research of a Captain Grey, who first went to New Zealand to administer the Maori inTaylor and, to a lesser extent, John White, new retells these myths and legends in an unbowdlerized adult version.

Māori myths & tribal legends. [Antony Alpers] -- Retelling of legends from earlier compilations such as Grey's "Polynesian mythology",intended as a mirror of the culture of a people native.

Maori myths & tribal legends by Antony Alpers. Published by J. Murray in London. Written in EnglishPages: Maori myth and legend resources for the New Zealand classroom. Websites WWW. An early New Zealand book of Māori myths and legends.

Articles In tribal tradition Tūma Images Poutini and Waitaiki Poutini is the name of the taniwha that, according to legend, swims up and down the West Coast, protecting both the people and the mauri.

MAORI FOLKLORE or THE ANCIENT TRADITIONAL HISTORY OF THE NEW ZEALANDERS: 23 Maori and Polynesian Myths and Legends (Myths, Legend and Folk Tales from Around the World) Sir George Grey. Kindle Edition.

$ Maori Tales And Legends Kate McCosh Clark. 5/5(3). texts All Books All Texts latest This Just In Smithsonian Libraries FEDLINK (US) Genealogy Lincoln Collection. National Emergency Maori myths & tribal legends by Alpers, Antony, Publication date Topics Mythology, Maori, Maori (New Zealand people) -- Folklore, Maori (New Zealand people), Pūrākau, PurakauPages: The Large Collection of Maori Myths, Legends and Stories Books Maori Myths and Legendary Tales This book was first published in as Myths and Legends of Maoriland, and subsequently reprinted four times before the second edition was published infollowed by the third edition in Māori Myths, Legends and Contemporary Stories.

Kupe's travels around Aotearoa; The tohunga; Hinewhaitiri; Whaitere – the enchanted stingray; A trilogy of Wahine Toa; Tūrehu; Kupe and the Giant Wheke; Kawariki and the shark man; Awarua, the taniwha of Porirua; Ngake and Whātaitai the taniwha of Wellington harbour; Tāwhirimātea; Māui and the giant fish.

Māori myths and legends run through all aspects of life in Aotearoa. Read about them here. These legends and myths are very diverse and often connected to certain places, like mountains or lakes with big importance to the local iwi (tribe). The most important ones are the legends of the demi-god Maui, the stories of Kupe’s travels around New Zealand and of course the many stories about the gods of the Māori, starting with a story.

The Maori have a rich and colourful tradition of myth and legend – many of their most important and popular tales are retold in this classic, bestselling book.

Written with the general reader in mind, the stories range from the creation of the world to the coming of life, death and knowledge. With his first book How Maui-tiki-tiki-a-Taranga Found His Mother published inPeter's iconic illustration style and deceptively simple storytelling will be familiar to many as classics in New Zealand homes and classrooms.

He was a master of retelling important Maori myths, including Hinemoa and Tutanekai and Pania of the Reef. Many of the legends feature the hero Maui - also.

Maori Myths & Tribal Legends by Antony Alpers. Longman Paul, Soft cover. Book Condition: Good. Ex school library with wear to covers and reading wear. A classic collection I grew up with.

Sometimes the attempts to render the stories family friendly render then a tad flag Like see review. Chris rated it liked it. Shelves: send-home. Kind of an interesting book about Maori myths about gods, man, plants, etc., but I found that the stories weren't really told in an artful way which made some of them a /5.

Māori Myths, Legends and Contemporary Stories › Kawariki and the shark man; Kawariki and the shark man. Tutira was born into a family captured by a tribe that lived near the coast.

He worked in the gardens, carried water for the rangatira, and kept the fires burning. The rangatira of the tribe worked alongside the slaves, together the work. A DigitalNZ story by: National Library of New Zealand Topics - Explore Māori culture through pūrakau about creation myths including; gods, goddesses, whenua, taniwha, Ranginui and Papatūānuku, the exploits of Māui, the voyage of Kupe and the discovery of Aotearoa.

SCIS no. Print book: EnglishView all editions and formats: Rating: (not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects: Legends, Maori. Folklore, Maori. Mythology, Maori. View all .Maori myths and tribal legends by Alpers, Antony. Maori myths and tribal legends.

Folio: N/A. Year Published: pages. Pictorial dust jacket. Binding is .Māui fishes up the North Island – Mount Hikurangi, Eastland. According to Māori legend, Māui-tikitiki-a-Taranga was a cheeky and clever demigod who liked to push boundaries. When his brothers planned to exclude him from their fishing trip, Māui hid in the front of their canoe, revealing himself once they were far .