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The Maori As He Was : A Brief Account of Maori Life as it was in Pre-European Days

Chapter II

Chapter II

Traditional History. The Maori as a Navigator, Explorer, and Colonizer. The Settlement of New Zealand 14

Takitumu traditions the best preserved. Polynesians as seafarers. The homeland of the Polynesian race. The lands of Uru and Irihia. ari, a prized food product. Ancestors of Polynesians leave homeland and become seafarers. They reach the eastern Pacific region. Polynesian voyagers. Voyage of Kupe and Ngahue from eastern Polynesia to New Zealand. Mouriuri folk settle North Island. Polynesians settle in New Zealand. Subsequent voyages. South Island traditions. Local Maori history. Polynesian vessels.