A Leaf from the Natural History of New Zealand
Aotea, came to Aotea; Ko Hou the chief of it; this is said to have been the first canoe which arrived; some say Turi commanded it, and had Turanga and Tamate in it
Arawa, a double canoe with a house upon it. Ngatoro i rangi, Temate Kapua Rangi tu, Tangaroa, Mahani
Ko Arowa, wife of Ngatori i rangi transgressed with Te Mate Kapua; this canoe also contained Rarawa and Ngapuhi at the head; Ngate Wakaua in the middle, and Ngatoro i rangi in the stern; it came to Maketu, the first settlers of Taupo came in it, Nga ti kahununui
Matatua, Nga te awa Wakatane, Taranaki Maka
Tainui, o Turoa landed at Kawia, Ko Huturoa
Takitumu, Ko pou
Kuruhaupo, Turi; the great ancestor of the Ngatiruanui and Wanganui natives
Teuanga Ki o Kupe
Totara Karia, Rangi tu Te mute kapua
Kauau, a Turu
The tradition as preserved by Te Heuheu, the principal chief of Taupo, is, that their forefathers first came from Hawaiki, Tawiti nui to Hawaiki Patata, where they remained some time, and thence reached Hawaiki ki te Moutere, from which place they finally arrived at New Zealand.
I kunei mai i ha hawaiki, te kune kai te kune tangata.
The seed of our coming is from Hawaiki, the seed of man.