Hone Sadler's Ko Tautoro, Te Pito o Toku Ao: A Ngapuhi Narrative PDF

By Hone Sadler

Ngapuhi is the most important iwi in New Zealand and its humans have occupied the northern North Island, from Tamaki within the south to Te Rerenga Wairua within the north, from the time in their arrival from Hawaiki. Ko Tautoro, Te Pito o Toku Ao is Ngapuhi elder Hone Sadler's strong account of the origins, historical past and tradition of the Ngapuhi humans - a profound creation to the Sacred condominium of Puhi. Sadler illustrates the unbroken chain of Ngapuhi sovereignty through having a look in-depth at his personal hapu of Ngati Moerewa, Ngati Rangi and Ngai Tawake ki te Waoku of Tautoro and Mataraua. The narrative is informed via weaving jointly karakia and whakapapa, histories and korero which were a part of the oral traditions of Ngapuhi's whanau, hapu and iwi and passed down in the course of the generations on marae and different amassing locations. offered first to open the Ngapuhi's declare sooner than the Waitangi Tribunal, Sadler's narrative is a robust Maori oral account, awarded right here in te reo and English on dealing with pages, of the tale of recent Zealand's biggest iwi.

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