Tainui: The Story of Hoturoa and his Descendants

By: Kelly, Leslie G. (Te Putu)

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Previous owner's inscription on front endpaper. Some abrasions to margins of front endpaper. Dust wrapper is very tatty and split into two pieces. Dust wrapper spine with heavy chipping and losses. Chip to corner of rear panel of dust wrapper. Dust wrapper protected in archival mylar cover. ; xii, 483 pages + frontispiece + 7 illustrations on 5 plate leaves + 7 in-text illustrations + genealogical tables (some folding) + 3 folding maps. Red cloth boards. Page dimensions: 247 x 149mm. Frontispiece portrait of King Potatu (Potatau Te Wherowhero). Polynesian Society Memoir No. 15. Contents: The Period in Hawaiki - Mau-tikitiki-a-Taranga -The discovery of New Zealand - The early ancestors - Rata - Whakataupotiki - Toi-kai-rakau; The closing phase in Hawaiki; The building of the Canoe; The voyage to New Zealand; The first settlement - Rakataura explores the land; Hoturoa and his descendants - Tawhao - Whatihua and Turongo - Turongo journeys to the Tairawhiti - Tongatea - Ruaputahanga leaves Whatihua - Kaiahi - Manu-tongatea searches for his father; Tainui penetration inland - The expedition of Tama-a-io - Rereahu and his sons Te Ihingarangi and Maniapoto; Kokako - Mahanga and Kokako make peace; Hotunui - Te Kahuremoa and Takakopiri - Mahanga goes to Hauraki; Kaihamu - Kaihamu and Tuparahaki - Tupahau occupies Marokopa; Wairangi avenges theft of his wife; The last stand of the Tangata-whenua; Reitu and Reipae; Ataiorongo; Maki and his wars against Kaipara; Maniapoto kills Houtaketake - The death of Rora - The chief Tuirirangi - Tuiriangi returns to Kawhia - The death of Tuirirangi and its consequences - Karewarewa avenges Tuirirangi; The troubles in Hauraki - The death of Kahurautao and its consequences; Pikaio - The death of Tipa; The Wars of Waenganui; Te Kawa-iri-rangi - the romance of Parekarau and Tangiwharau - The killing of Runga-te-rangi - Kapu-manawa-whiti and his expedition of revenge - Mania-taka-mai-waho; The romance of Ngaere and Heke-i-te-rangi; The death of Mania-ope-tini - Toroa-ihu-roa the Tohunga; The chief Kawharu - Troubles between Kawaharu and Tuahu-mahina - The fall of Te Rau-o-te-huia - Kawharu migrates to Kaipara; Whare-tipeti and Tapaue - Te Putu defeats Tutetawha -Papaka avenges his father - Matakakaho - Tawhia-ki-te-rangi invades Tamaki and Kaipara; The conquest of the Wai-o-hua - The expedition of Tutunui to Tamaki; The death of Te Aho-o-te-rangi; Wars on the southern border - The death of Tutemahurangi; Ngati Maru and Ngati Paoa expedition to the Bay of Islands - Te Iwi-tua-roa and Whatakaraka; The early nineteenth century - The fight a Hurimoana; Ngati Raukawa under Hape attack Ngati Maniapoto - The expedition of Hikairo to Rotorua; Hingakaka - The death of Maungatautari; Nga-tai-pai-rua - Tihimanuka; The wars of Waikato against Ngati Toa; The southern expedition of Tuwhare and Te Rauparaha - The death of Marore; The battle of Te Kakara - Waikawau - The death of Tupoki - Te Amio-whenua expedition - Te Arawi - Te Heke Tahutahu Ahi; The battle of Okoki - The storming of Mauina-ina - The attack on Te Totara - The expedition of Te Kanawa and Kohi-rangatira; The fall of Marakitaki; Troubles between Ngati Haua and Ngati Maru - The fall of Haere-awatea (Noho-awatea) - The death of Pomare - Waikato assist Te Ati Awa to attack Kikiwhenua and Maru - Waikato defeat Te Rangi-tu-ke - The expedition of Te Wherowhero to Tawatawhiti - Te Waharoa and Ngati Maru - Taumatawiwi; Waikato defeats Te Ati-awa at Pukerangiora - Waikato attack Nga-motu - Pukerangi invades Waikato - Waikato invades Taranaki and besiege Mikotahi - The siege of Te Namu - Waikato defeat Ngati Ruanui at Te Ruaki - The siefe of Orangituapeka; The murder of Hunga and its consequences - The attack on Te Humu - Matai-puku; Early Tainui contact with the European; The Maori King; Genealogical Tables; Index. ; Polynesian Society Memoir. Number 25.; 4to

Title: Tainui: The Story of Hoturoa and his Descendants

Author Name: Kelly, Leslie G. (Te Putu)

Categories: Other,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: Wellington, Polynesian Society: 1949

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good in Poor dust jacket

Seller ID: 15522