Te Ika a Maui : or, New Zealand and its inhabitants : illustrating the origin, m...

Name/Title

Te Ika a Maui : or, New Zealand and its inhabitants : illustrating the origin, manners, customs, mythology, religion, rites, songs, proverbs, fables, and language of the natives : together with the geology, natural history, productions, and climate of the country : its state as regards Christianity : sketches of the principal chiefs, and their present position / by Richard Taylor

Edition

1974 facsimile ed.

Maker

Taylor, Richard (Rev)

Maker Role

Author

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1. Introduction -- 2. Mythology -- 3. Mythology (continued) -- 4. Tapu -- 5. Whare-kura (Religious worship ; Native baptism ; War ceremonies) -- 6. Fishing ceremonies (Manner of hunting the rat ; Witchcraft ; Niu ; Cursing ; Kura ; Red) -- 7. Customs relating to the dead (Reinga) -- 8. Tinirau (Traditions of Matuku and Witi ; Of Kupe ; Of Kupe and Turi ; Of Nga Hui ; Of Tama Te Kapua ; And of Lake Mapere ; Original canoes) -- 9. Wakatauki, or fables (Fables) - 10. Songs (Mottoes) ; 11. Personal ornaments (Moko, or tattoo ; Mokai ; Names) -- 12. Dreams (Marriage ; Polygamy ; Children ; Eating ; Hakari)
13. Amusements (Time) -- 14. Origin, as traced by language (Affinity of words ; Monosyllabic roots) -- 15. History -- 16. The geology of New Zealand (A visit to Roto-Mahana) -- 17. Climate (Healthiness ; Population ; Fire-arms ; Emigration) -- 18. Native chiefs (Pre-emption) -- 19. Samuel Marsden -- 20. Church -- 21. Hongi (Tareaha ; Te Heuheu) -- 22. Te Rauparaha and Te Rangihaeata -- 23. Hone Heke (Tapouka ; Mamaku ; Manihera and Kereopa ; Andrew Powers ; Jackson's story) -- 24. Means of support (Land ; Houses ; Native ovens ; Pua, or bread) -- 25. Natural history (Mammalia ; Birds ; Fish ; Shells ; Insects) -- 26. Botany -- Concluding remarks (Hints to intended emigrants) -- Appendix.

Medium and Materials

Photoreprint of the 1855 ed. originally published by Wertheim and Macintosh, London.

Measurements

25 x 23

Date Made

1855

Place Made

London, UK

Publisher

University of Otago Press

Publication Date

2006

Publication Place

Otago

Subject and Association Keywords

Maori (New Zealand people) -- History

Subject and Association Keywords

Natural history -- New Zealand

Subject and Association Keywords

New Zealand - description & travel

Object Type

Book

ISBN/ISSN

0589008684

Object number

2020.02.02

Spine Label

993.01
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Copyright Licence  

All rights reserved

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