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Ngā iwi o Tainui : the traditional history of the Tainui people : nga koorero tuku iho a nga tupuna / compiled by Pei Te Hurinui Jones ; edited and annotated by Bruce Biggs.

By: Jones, Pei Te Hurinui, 1898-1976.
Contributor(s): Biggs, Bruce, 1921-2000 | New Zealand. Tainui Maori Trust Board.
Publisher: Auckland, N.Z. : Auckland University Press, 1995Description: xiv, 402 pages : illustrations, genealogical tables, maps, portrait ; 25 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 1869401190; 9781869401191.Other title: Koorero tuku iho a nga tupuna [Portion of title] | Traditional history of the Tainui people [Portion of title].Subject(s): Tainui (New Zealand people) -- History | Tainui (New Zealand people) -- Genealogy | Tainui (New Zealand people) -- Songs and music | Maori (New Zealand people) -- New Zealand -- Waikato -- History | Maori (New Zealand people) -- New Zealand -- Waikato -- Genealogy | Maori (New Zealand people) -- New Zealand -- Waikato -- Songs and music | Songs, Maori | Pūrākau | Tūpuna | Whakapapa | Reorua | Mōteatea | Waikato (N.Z.) -- Genealogy | Waikato (N.Z.) -- History | New Zealand -- History -- To 1840DDC classification: 993.01 LOC classification: DU424.T34 | J66 1995
Contents:
KUPE -- Kupe discovers New Zealand and leaves Poowhete-nguu to guard his discovery -- TOI-TE-HUATAHI -- Toi arrives at New Zealand in his search for his grandchild, Whaatonga -- TAINUI'S CROSSING -- The canoe is built and named Tainui -- It leaves Hawaiki and lands at Raratonga where Tama-te-kapua kidnaps Ngaatoro-i-rangi -- Tainui lands at Cape Runaway then sails along the cost to Taamaki, leaving Toorere at the place named after her -- After either rounding North Cape or portaging across to Manukau Tainui sails south as far as Mimi and is finally brought ashore at Kaawhai -- THE SOURCE OF PEOPLE -- Whakaotrirangi establishes her garden named Hawaiki -- Hotu-aawhio fetches his father, Hoturoa, to perform the garden magic and angers his other wife, Maramakiko-hura by demeaning her child Taane-nui so that she leaves him, and take the child to Taamaki -- Kahu and her child Raka-maomao go on a naming journey inland -- Raka-maomao's child Kaakaati marries Ururangi, thus joining the lines from Tainui and Kura-haupoo -- TAAWHAO -- Taawhao marries both Puunui-a-te-kore and Maru-tee-hiakina -- Their children Whatihua and Tuurongo are born, but who is the senior? -- WHATIHUA AND TUURONGO -- Tuurongo goes to Taranaki and meets Rua-puu-tahanga -- He returns to Kaawhia but is tricked by his brother Whatihua into making his house to small -- Rua-puuta-hanga arrives at Kaawhia and because of inadequacy of Tuurongo's house goes to Whatihua's place and becomes his wife -- Tuurongo journeys to the East Coast and marries Maahina-a-rangi -- He builds a place for her at Rangi-aatea -- The land is divided between Whatihau and Turrongo -- TONGAATEA -- Rua-puu-tahanga gives birth to Uenuku-tuhatu at Kaawhia -- Her brother Tongaatea sets off from Paatea to perform the tohi rite but, when he gets to Maro-kopa, marries Manu and forgets the reason for his journey -- He decides to return to Taranaki but is pursued by Manu's brothers and killed -- Manu bears a daughter, Peha-nui -- RUA-PUU-TAHANGA ABANDONS WHATIHUA -- Whatihua takes another wife, Apakura, and upsets Rua-puu-tahanga by using her talisman to catch an eel to satisfy his new wife's food craving -- Rua-puu-tahanga leaves Whatihua -- She marries a Mookau man then leaves him and goes to Paatea and marries Porou -- Wheke and Nguu are born -- The manner of Whatihau's death -- TE ATA-I-OORONGO -- Horeta kills his brother-in-law, Te Ata-i-oorongo, on a fishing trip, but his spirit reveals what has happened to his wife, Rangi-waea, who is pregnant with Kai-ihu -- Hounded by his own people who were fearful of the consequences of his deed, Horeta commits suicide -- When the war party to avenge Te Ata-i-oorongo's death sets out, the canoe cannot proceed through the harbour heads until the boy, Kai-ihu, is allowed on broad -- In the fight at Te Huaki Kai-ihu kills Raka-paawhare and the death of Te Ata-i-oorongo is avenged -- KAI-AHI AND MANU-TONGAATEA -- Peha, daughter of Tongaatea and Manu, grows up and when a party from the Whakataane district comes to Maro-kopa she marries Kai-ahi, its leader -- Peha conceives and Kai-ahi goes home -- After the child is born Kai-ahi comes back with his war party and the child, Manu-Tongaatea, is captured and is to be killed until Kai-ahi realises he is his son, whereupon he abandons the expedition -- When Manu-Tongaatea grows up he goes in search of his father -- At Roto-iti he meets and marries Wawara, although she is already betrothed -- A party goes to avenge the defeat of Wawara's people by Kai-ahi -- Finally, Manu-Tongaatea makes peace with his father, Kai-ahi -- Wawara's children Kookako and Te Matau are born -- TAMAAIO -- Tamaaio, the son of Uenuku-te-rang-hookaa, is the first to lead a war party inland from Kaawhia on account of Rereahu's fondness for the fronds of the black ponga -- Rereahu arrives and meets up with Ngaati Haa -- In a series of battles Ngaati Haa are driven to Taupoo and Ooongaa-ru -- Peace is made and Tamaaio marries Te Hoata's daughter, Hinemata -- At Taupoo, Paakura-rangi marries Tuu-a-Tangiroa -- Rereahu marries Rangi-aanewa, daughter of Tammaio and Hinemata -- HOTU-NUI -- Hotu-nui, the son of Uenuku-te-rangi-hookaa, marries Maahanga's daughter Muriraawhiti -- They settle at Kaawhia -- Hotu-nui is accused of theft -- He leaves Kaawhia and his pregnant wife who bears a son, Maru-tuuahu -- Maru-tuuahu goes in search of his father and meets up with Te Whata's daughters -- He finds his father, and marries Te Whata's daughter, Pare-moeahu -- His younger brother Paaka marries Pare-moeahu's sister -- The children of Maru-tuuahu and of Paakaa are born -- PIKIAO -- Pikiao of Te Arawa live in the Rotorua district, but because his wife produces no sons he leaves her and marries Rerei-ao in the Pirongia district -- This begins another connection between Te Arawa and Tainui genealogical lines -- KOOKAKO -- Kookako, son of Manu-tongaatea marries Punanga and has Urutonga and Te Awheto -- He goes back to Maro-kopa, then leaves there and comes to the mouth of the Waikato river where he fights with Tuu-heitia's people at Aawhitu -- Then he goes to Kaawhia where he seduces Whaea-taapoko before returning to Aawhitu -- TAMAINU-POO -- Tamainu-poo is born to Whaea-taapoko -- As a child he is envied because of his skill at competitive games and is taunted with illegitimacy -- He questions his mother, who tells him about his father -- Tamainu-poo is seduced by his brother's wife -- His brother duels with him and Tamainu-poo leaves -- At Pirongia he meets Maahanga's daughters and marries Tuu-kootuku -- In fighting between Maahanga and Kookako Tamainu-poo makes it appear that Kookako has been killed -- After their child is born Tamainu-poo and Tuu-kootuku go to Kookako to have it recognised -- Finally, peace is made between Maahanga and Kookako -- MAAHANGA -- Maahanga goes to Moehau as a mercenary and is offered Te Aka-taawhia as a wife, but she will not agree -- He shames her into the marriage by spying on her the latrine -- Hearing that his son and nephews have been killed at Aotea, Maahanga urges the people to raise up warriors to take revenge -- Returning to Hauraki he is captured and killed by Ngaati Huarere -- Te Ao-tuu-tahanga and others of Maahanga's children fight with and defeat Ngaati-huarere -- REITUU AND REIPAE -- New of the beauty of the twin Reituu and Reipae reaches Ue-oneone, who wants Reituu to be his wife -- He bewitches her by means of a falcon -- Reituu and Reipae leave for the north where Reipae marries Korowharo and Reituu marries Ue-oneone, thus joining Tainui and northern lines of descent -- THE FINAL DEFEAT OF THE PEOPLE OF THE LAND -- The descendants of the Tainui voyagers occupy the lands of the people who were here before them and Ngaati Kahu-pungapunga are confined to the barren lands of the upper Waikato -- Whaaita's sister Korokore marries Parahore, chief of Ngaati Kahu-pungapunga -- She is murdered and her husband's people are defeated in the subsequent fighting -- They flee to Poohatu-roa where they are finally destroyed -- WAIRANGI -- Wairangi and his people lived in the Tuu-Aropaki district -- Wairangi beats his wife, Parewhete, who has made love to Tupe-teka, so she runs away to her lover at Te Aaea -- Wairangi's company arrive at Te Aaea and plan their strategy which results in the slaughter of Tupe-teka's tribe -- TUU-PARAHAKI AND KAIHAMU -- Tuu-parahaki, a daughter of Te-Kahu-reremoa and Taka-koopiri, is married and widowed several times -- She is courted by men but rejects them because her last husband's death is still unavenged -- Kaihamu comes from Moeaatoa to avenge his death -- His war party is belittled, but in the subsequent fight at Te Teko he kills Rangihourhiri and Tuu-parajhaki then marries him -- TUU-PAAHAU -- Tama-oho and Raka-pare come from Waikato and take Ngaati Awa's lands at Marokopa but the latter's midnight feasting annoys Tama-oho -- Tuu-paahau, grandson of Kaihamu and Tuu-parahaki, hears that his ancestral land has been usurped -- He comes to Maro-kopa and is insulted by the meagreness of his share of fish caught by Rakapare -- He builds canoes in the headwaters of Marokopa and Rakapare and Tamaoho fail to prevent the canoes from reaching the sea -- Tuu-paahau steels the crabs caught by the people of Tama-oho and Kakapare retreats and when the latter calls for assistance Tamaoho replies, 'When the night-eater fights, the day-eater leaves." -- Rakapare is killed by Tuu-paahau -- PAAOA -- Paaoa is visited at Kai-to-tehe by his brother, Mahuta, when there is a lack of food -- Ashamed, Paaoa goes to Mirimiri-rau where he marries Tukutuku -- He grows old at Mirimiri-rau but long to visit his children in Waikato -- Hao-whenua, one of his children, does not approve of the visit, but Paaoa goes to Waikato, where his children Toa-whana, Toa-poto and Kooura stop him from returning -- Hao-whenua and Tipa go to fetch their father an in the fighting among the half-brothers Toa-whana and Toa-poto are killed and Paaoa is taken back to Hauraki.
RERAHU AND HIS SONS -- Rereahu marries Tamaaio's daughter, Rangi-anewa, and Te Ihinga-a-rangi is born -- Then Rereahu marries Hine-au-pounamu and they have eight children -- Before he dies Rereahu passes on his mana to Maniapoto -- Tuu-tarawa goes to Te Ihinga-a-rangi's home at Oo-ngarahu and is critical of the hospitality and Te Ihinga-a-rangi's bad-mouthing of Maniapoto -- Tuu-tarawa arrives at Mohoao-nui and reveals what Te Ihinga-a-rangi has said -- Te Ihinga-a-rangi's war party is defeated by Maniapoto, who spits on his brother's head, so Te Ihinig-a-rangi migrates to the Maunga-tautari district -- Maniapoto marries Hine-mania and Te Kawa-ririangi is born -- MANIAPOTO KILLS HOU-TAKETAKE -- Maniapoto's three wives and the unusual nature of his marriage to Papa-rauwhare -- Hou-taketake arrives and settles at Paa-oneone and other forts -- His people insult Rereahu's memory and Hou-taketake and his people are hilled by Maniapoto -- THE DEATH OF ROORAA -- Te Wharau-tahi of Ngaati Hia gives a feast to which Maniapoto and his sons Te Kawa-irirangi and Rooraa come -- Rooraa marries the Ngaati Hia woman Kura-moonehu and they live at Mootaki-ora -- Kura-moonehu goes to Mookau and has an affair with Tuatini of Ngaati Taki, who is then killed by Rooraa -- Then Ngaati Taki kill Rooraa in his sleep -- Tuu-whakahekeao, Maniapoto's younger brother, defeats Ngaati Taki at Mootaki-ora -- Maniapoto grows old and calls the people together, telling them to hold fast to the military tactic called 'the straight-flying cormorant' -- KINOHAKU'S MARRIAGE TO TUU-IRIRANGI -- Tuu-irirangi marries Maniapoto's sister Kinohaku -- After the marriage feast they settle at Ngaku-raho -- Paakira and a war party from Whanga-nui besiege Ngaku-raho -- Hine-moana is given in marriage to Tuupito in order to arrange a peace -- Tangaroa-kino goes to see if his sister's child is a boy but Hine-moana conceals its sex -- Her husband Tuu-pito pursues Tangaroa-kino who escapes and reaches Ngaku-raho safely -- MATAKORE -- Maiapoto's younger borther Matakore is assigned the lands south of the Wiapaa River and inland to the Rangitoto ranges. -- He marries Wai-harapepe -- POUTUU AND NGAATI TUUWHARE-TOA -- Poutuu, grandson of Raukawa, settles at Taupoo -- Ngaati Tama also settle there but are treated badly by Rua-wehea of Ngaati Tuuwhare-toa -- On Poutuu's advice, Ngaati Tama kill Rua-wehea -- Waikari of Ngaati Tuuwhare-toa and Tuumata-ngaua set off to take revenge -- They take the Ngaati Tama fort, Keri-taane, and Rangi-ita kills Rongo-hape of Ngaati Tama -- The beautiful Roroi-hape is captured by Tuumata-ngaua and handed over to Waikari how marries her -- TE ATA-INUTAI AND WHITI-PATATOO -- Te Ata-inutai kills Waikari at Koro-tanuku -- At Whakaangiangi Te Rangi-ita wounds Te Ata-inutai who then gives him his daughter, Waitapu, in marriage to cement peace between the Tainui tribes and Ngaati Tuuwhare-toa -- Because she bears only daughters, Te Rangi-ita leaves Waitapu, although she declares that 'The river at Nukuhau is still open' -- She takes advice from her father then returns to Te Rangi-ita and four sons are born -- The youngest, Tuu-te-tawhaa, seeks revenge for Te Ata-inutai with the help of Whiti-patatoo -- Whiti-patatoo kills Tuuwhare-toa-a-turiroa -- Tuu-te-tawahaa quarrels with Tapaue and Whare-tiipeti and is killed at Wai-tootara -- MANIA-TAKAMIWAHO -- Mania-takamaiwaho, son of Matakore, lives at Ootewa -- He hits his wife Tore-kauae and is killed by his father-in-law, Tuu-te-ao-maarama -- Tuu-te-ao-maaram is then hunted down and killed by Mania's people -- Tore-kauae and her daughter Hinerangi escape -- Tore-kauae tells Hinerangi to go to Uekaha and marry him -- She finds that he is an old man living in a cave of bones, but obeys her mother's instruction -- Tore-kauae goes to Te Aroha and dies there -- TUU-IRIRANGI RETURNS TO KAAWHIA -- Tuu-irirangi leaves his wife Kinohaku because she has an affair with his young brother Pai-ariki -- He decides to kill Pai-ariki but spares his life and goes to his home at Kaawhia where he marries Maamunua and has Tuuahu-maahina -- THE DEATH OF TUU-IRIRANGI AND IKA-TAAMURE'S STORY -- Tuu-irirangi is killed by Whanowhano-ake at Aotea -- The Aotea fortresses are attacked in retaliation but do not fall -- Ika-taamure secures his father's spell -- He competes with Kiki-whakamaroke-raakau in a duel of magic in which Kiki is killed -- Further testing of the magic kills Pua-raataa and Tua-tawhito -- Kaarewarewa recruits Te Ati Awa of Taranaki to avenge Tuu-iriangi's death and the Aotea people are defeated -- Whanowhano-ake flees to Raglan and then to Kiapara -- Kaarewarewa arrives and fights battles as far north as Hokianga but returns without killing Whanowhano-ake, who meets his death at the hands of his Kaipara hosts -- THE DEATH OF TE KAWA-IRIRANGI -- Maniapoto's eldest child, Te Kawa-irirangi, his wives and children and his death at the hands of his brother-in-law -- PARE-KAARAU AND TANG-WHARAU -- Tukemata, son of Te Kawa-irirangi and Maroaa grows up and marries Tuu-marouru -- Their daughter Pare-kaarau loves Tangi-wharau but her father objects -- She goes to Haakerekere -- Tukemata is killed by a war party from Whanga-nui -- THE DEATH OF RUNGA-TE-RANGI -- Runga-te-rangi and Te Kanawa go south to avenge Tukemata but Runga-te-rangi is killed by his brothers-in-law, who leave his body on the beach -- Kinohaku's children go to the Ngaati Tama district to seek revenge again for Tukemata, but in a battle with Ngaati Tama two of the three are killed -- Tukemata's daughter, Pare-kaarau, predicts that revenge will be sought by Kinohaku's nephews -- KAPU-MANAWA-WHITI -- Kapu-manawa-whiti and Hae hear of the deaths of Kinohaku's children -- They set off for Ngaati Tama territory and Hae's ritual carelessness causes him to be sent home -- Kapu' takes seven forts -- The deaths of Kaahui-tangaroa and Whakapau-tangaroa are avenged -- NGARERE AND HEKE-I-TE-RANGI -- Arrangements are made for Heke-i-te-rangi to marry Toa-kootara, son of Kete-iwi and Hinemata, but Heke-i-te-rangi falls in love with Toa-kootara's brother, Ngaere, who takes her away with him -- Peace is restored after her child is born -- THE DEATH OF MANIA-OPETINI -- Mania-opetini's expedition to avenge Te Kawa-irirangi's death -- On the way down the Waipaa and Waikato rivers the canoe overturns and Mania-opetini drowns -- TOROA-IHURUA -- Toa-kootara marries Mahara-ki-rangi -- Their child Torao-ihurua is instructed in ritual practices -- He is annoyed because an old man form another tribe survives an eating test devised by him and he has him consigned to a pit -- The old man escapes and his people attack Torao-ihura, whose magic fails to levitate him and he is killed -- KAAWHARU AND TE HUAKI -- Ngaere chides his wife, Koata, for being choosy about her food while she is pregnant so she leaves him and marries Pakaue -- After Kaawharu is born Koata become pregnant to Pakaue and has Te Wehi who calls his half-brother a bastard, so Kaawharu goes to live with his father, Ngaera -- Kaawharu and his cousin Te Huaki join with Nga Tokowaru and Ngaati Raukawa in an expedition against Te Arawa -- Te Ua-kiitahi of Ngaati Taahinga at Raglan decides to kill Kaawharu and Te Huaki but they are warned by a kinsman -- Te Ua-kiitahi is killed but his grandchild Pouhoro-moana is spared -- KAAWHARU AND TUUAHU-MAAHINA -- Tuuahu-maahina fails to get the club, Karioi-mutu, and the cloak, Piipii-te-wai, and denigrates Pakaue for attempting to do so, but Pakaue succeeds -- Te Kanawa tells Tuuahu to destroy Pakaue and his family -- They quarrel on the beach and Kaawharu ducks Tuuahu in the water -- Furious, he decides to kill Pakaue, who is warned by his wife -- Tuatini-moko purses Pakaue seizes Karioi-mutu and Piipii-te-wai, and flees with them to Whanga-nui -- Toa-rangatira kills Tuuahu-maahina -- Kaawharu declares a peace whereupon Tautini-moko returns from Whanga-nui -- TE WEHI -- Te Wehi visits Whare-tiipeti and Tapaue to seek their assistance in killing Tautini-moko -- Tautini' is pursued and killed but Te Wehi has to surrender the cloak, Piipii-te-wai, and the club, Karioi-mutu to Whare-tiipeti and Tapaue -- MAKI -- Hau-paroa comes from Kaipara to seek Maki's help to avenge certain deaths -- Taihua does the same and Maki attacks Whauwhau and his people at Waipuna -- He goes to Kaipara and Hau-paroa's deaths are avenged -- Maki then kills Hau-paroa and takes possession of his lands but after returns to Kaawhia where Tuu-irirangi and his people kill him -- Maki's marriage to Rotu, of Kaipara provides the connection between that area and Tainui -- TE KANAWA AN NGAATI TE WHATA -- Karaanui upsets his visitor Te Tieke-tii who seeks the help of Te Kanawa -- Ngaati Te Whata's fort at Paatoka is attacked and Te Kanawa chides his ally, Muriwaka -- WHARE-TIIPETI AND TAPAUE -- Whare-tiipeti and Tapaue come from Koomako-rau to Kai-to-tehe, and Ira-nui's people are killed -- Whare-tiipeti and Tapaue begin to cannibalise their own people including their brother-in-law -- Their sister Rangi-hoto discovers the body and her son and his friend Maoa seek revenge -- Te Ruinga allies himself with the two -- Tapaue and Maoa's champion, Kaawheke, fight a duel and Kaawheke is killed -- Whare-tiipeti dies of wounds and Tapaue is pursued and killed by Toaangia.
PAAPAKA -- Te Ata-i-rehina's brothers use Tapaue's skull as a fishing talisman, to the distress of his son, Paapaka, who seeks the help of his half-brother Te Putu -- They raise a war party and attack Ngaati Te Ata and Paapaka kills his uncles -- Toaangina, Tapaue's killer, still lives, so Paapaka and Te Horeta form an alliance -- Toaangina is discovered at Te Ahi-kauea, pursued and killed by te Horeta -- THE DEATH OF TE PUTU -- Ngaati Raukaw lay siege to the Ngaati Maahanga fort at Peepepe and other Waikato tribes assemble to oppose them -- Ngaati Raukawa are defeated and Nga Tokowaru is taken prisoner -- He asks to see the aged Te Putu, and stooping to greet him, stabs him in the throat and is then killed himself -- TAAWHAI-KI-TE-RANGI -- Taawhia-ki-te-rangi is to avenge Te Putu and is given ritual power enabling him to destroy Ngaati Raukawa villages at a distance -- When he loses this power he arranges a peace with Ngaati Raukawa which is cemented by his marriage to Te Ata-i-rangi-kaahu -- TAAWHIA-KI-TE-RANGI AND THE BATTLE AT TAWA-TAWHITI -- Ngaapuhi's encroachment on Ngaati Whaatua lands involves the Waikato tribes -- After several engagements at Tawa-tawhiti near Whanga-a-rei, Taawhia-ki-te-rangi besieged Ue-ononoe's fort but is persuaded to withdraw -- TUU-TE-MAHURANGI -- Tuu-te-mahurangi has an affair with the wife of his brother, Nuku-raerae, which causes a split in the tribe -- Nuku-raerae insults Tuu-te-mahurangi who then kills him but has to leave the district -- He goes to Maunga-tauturi where he takes Tuaarae, the wife of Wharekino -- Te Hookio, Tuu-te-mahurangi's son, is accidentally burnt to death -- Hari of Ngaati Maniapoto incites Wheto of Ngaati Maru into killing Tuu-te-mahurangi whose son, Te Porou, escaptes and carries the news to Whanga-nui -- Wheto is lured into following a women to Taupoo and he is killed on the journey -- TE POROU -- Te Porou comes with a Whanga-nui party and Te Ngaarara and Te Uru are killed at Te Tarata -- In a class with Ngaati Maniapoto Hore is killed by Te Pou-mua -- When Ngaati Maniapoto seek revenge they are defeated by Whanga-nui and Hari is killed -- TUTU-NUI -- Tutu-nui comes to Maunga-kiekie to avenge Te Kawa-irirangi -- He is killed and his body is hung up in a karaka tree -- THE DEATH OF TAI-POORUTU -- A party of Waikato and Ngaati Hauaa set out from Te Aitu -- They are defeated by Ngaati Tama and Tai-poorutu is killed -- They withdraw south as far as Rangi-tiikei and Napier, returning to Maunga-tautari in time for the battle of Hiinga-kaka -- THE NGAATI MARU AND NGAATI PAAOA EXPEDITION TO NGAAPHUI -- Ngaapuhi fight Ngaati Paaoa at Taka-puna -- They capture some and kill Te Maahia -- They then return to Taka-puna where they defeat Ngaati Paaoa and Ngaati Tai -- Ngaati Paaoa defeat Ngaaphui at the mouth of the Taamaki River -- Ngaati Maru and Ngaati Paaoa set off for the north and defeat Ngaaphui who take refuge in Puke-tona -- THE VICTORY OF MAUNGA-TAUTARI AND WAHANUI -- A war party of Ngaati Maniapoto and Waikato make another attempt to avenge Te Kawa-irirangi's death -- Te Wai-o-hua are defeated at Maunga-kiekie -- THE DEATH OF MAUNGA-TAUTARI -- Ngaati Maniapoto and Ngaati Hauaa go south to avenge Tai-poorutu -- They are defeated by Ngaati Tama at Te Kawau -- Maunga-tautari is killed there -- HAPE'S WAR AGAINST NGAATI MANIAPOTO -- Ngaati Raukawa under Hape invade Ngaati Maniapoto territory -- After a number of battles Hape is finally defeated -- THE FALL OF TAU-TE-POO -- Wahanui seeks help from Ngaati Hauaa against Ngaati Whakatere at Huri-moana -- Wahanui suffers eight wounds but Ngaati Whakatere are defeated -- THE FALL AT HURI-MOANA -- After the fall of Tauranga-mirumiur at Nga Roto, Nga Tokorua of Ngaati Apakura goes to Kaawhia -- With allies he attacks the people at Tau-te-poo, who repulse his attack -- Feigning a retreat Nga Tokorua ambushes Ngaati Hikairo and regains his lands -- HIINGA-KAKA -- Piikau-te-rangi of Ngaati Toa is incensed at the poor quality of the fish assigned to him at a feast held at Maro-kopa -- After a number of incidents many tribes allied to Ngaati Raukawa and Ngaati Kauwhata line up against the Waikato tribes and their allies at Nga Roto -- In the battle Piika-te-rangi and the Ngaati Toa champions are killed -- TE WHATA-KARAKA AND TE IWI-TUAROA -- Te Whata-karka and Te Iwi-tuaroa go to Rangireta where they meet up with Ngaati Maru and are driven back on to a san-spit -- After seeing Te Iwi-tuaroa's skill with the taiaha Ngaati Maru have no stomach for a fight -- Te Haupaa sends canoes to enable Te Whata-karaka and Te Iwi-tuaroa to escape and negotiates a peace with Ngaati Maru -- THE DEATH OF WHARETIKI -- Ngaati Nga Waero take Wharetiki prisoner at Mata-kirikiri -- Pourewa sets off in pursuit but can only listen helplessly while Wharetiki sings his song of farewell to Kaawhia -- THE BATTLE OF TWO FLOOD-TIDES -- Te Wharauroa leads a party into Ngaati Tama territory and a battle results at the mouth of the Moohaka-tino River -- Ngaati Tama are defeated -- DO NOT DESECRATE TE MARAE-O-HINE -- Rangi-pare is to marry Wairangi but she falls in love with Tuu-takamoana -- The lovers elope to a tree-home at manag0where -- Te Wana discovers them and informs Maniapoto who forgives them -- Wairangi retaliates by burning the store-pits at Waipaa -- Ngaati Maniapoto and Ngaati Takihiku fight and the latter are defeated -- Maniapoto and Matakore compete in house-building and the former tricks his brother -- HOTU-MAUEA -- Hotu-mauea is attacked by his brothers-in-law -- He evades them and is followed to the bank of the Waikato River and leaps across leaving his pursuers frustrated -- KAPU-MANAWA-WHITI AND TUU-HOURANGI -- Tuu-hourangi visits Kapu-manawa-whitt at a time of scarcity -- Kapu' retaliates.
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Book Book Wintec - City Campus
Wintec - City Campus
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Book Book Wintec - City Campus
Wintec - City Campus
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Book Book Wintec - City Campus
Wintec - City Campus
City Level 1 993.01 JON (Browse shelf) Issued 20/08/2020 H00911415

"Publication was generously assisted by the Tainui Māori Trust Board."--Title page verso.

Winner of Montana New Zealand Book Awards, 1996: Honour Award.

Includes bibliographical references (pages 384-388) and index.

1. KUPE -- Kupe discovers New Zealand and leaves Poowhete-nguu to guard his discovery -- 2. TOI-TE-HUATAHI -- Toi arrives at New Zealand in his search for his grandchild, Whaatonga -- 3. TAINUI'S CROSSING -- The canoe is built and named Tainui -- It leaves Hawaiki and lands at Raratonga where Tama-te-kapua kidnaps Ngaatoro-i-rangi -- Tainui lands at Cape Runaway then sails along the cost to Taamaki, leaving Toorere at the place named after her -- After either rounding North Cape or portaging across to Manukau Tainui sails south as far as Mimi and is finally brought ashore at Kaawhai -- 4. THE SOURCE OF PEOPLE -- Whakaotrirangi establishes her garden named Hawaiki -- Hotu-aawhio fetches his father, Hoturoa, to perform the garden magic and angers his other wife, Maramakiko-hura by demeaning her child Taane-nui so that she leaves him, and take the child to Taamaki -- Kahu and her child Raka-maomao go on a naming journey inland -- Raka-maomao's child Kaakaati marries Ururangi, thus joining the lines from Tainui and Kura-haupoo -- 5. TAAWHAO -- Taawhao marries both Puunui-a-te-kore and Maru-tee-hiakina -- Their children Whatihua and Tuurongo are born, but who is the senior? -- 6. WHATIHUA AND TUURONGO -- Tuurongo goes to Taranaki and meets Rua-puu-tahanga -- He returns to Kaawhia but is tricked by his brother Whatihua into making his house to small -- Rua-puuta-hanga arrives at Kaawhia and because of inadequacy of Tuurongo's house goes to Whatihua's place and becomes his wife -- Tuurongo journeys to the East Coast and marries Maahina-a-rangi -- He builds a place for her at Rangi-aatea -- The land is divided between Whatihau and Turrongo -- 7. TONGAATEA -- Rua-puu-tahanga gives birth to Uenuku-tuhatu at Kaawhia -- Her brother Tongaatea sets off from Paatea to perform the tohi rite but, when he gets to Maro-kopa, marries Manu and forgets the reason for his journey -- He decides to return to Taranaki but is pursued by Manu's brothers and killed -- Manu bears a daughter, Peha-nui -- 8. RUA-PUU-TAHANGA ABANDONS WHATIHUA -- Whatihua takes another wife, Apakura, and upsets Rua-puu-tahanga by using her talisman to catch an eel to satisfy his new wife's food craving -- Rua-puu-tahanga leaves Whatihua -- She marries a Mookau man then leaves him and goes to Paatea and marries Porou -- Wheke and Nguu are born -- The manner of Whatihau's death -- 9. TE ATA-I-OORONGO -- Horeta kills his brother-in-law, Te Ata-i-oorongo, on a fishing trip, but his spirit reveals what has happened to his wife, Rangi-waea, who is pregnant with Kai-ihu -- Hounded by his own people who were fearful of the consequences of his deed, Horeta commits suicide -- When the war party to avenge Te Ata-i-oorongo's death sets out, the canoe cannot proceed through the harbour heads until the boy, Kai-ihu, is allowed on broad -- In the fight at Te Huaki Kai-ihu kills Raka-paawhare and the death of Te Ata-i-oorongo is avenged -- 10. KAI-AHI AND MANU-TONGAATEA -- Peha, daughter of Tongaatea and Manu, grows up and when a party from the Whakataane district comes to Maro-kopa she marries Kai-ahi, its leader -- Peha conceives and Kai-ahi goes home -- After the child is born Kai-ahi comes back with his war party and the child, Manu-Tongaatea, is captured and is to be killed until Kai-ahi realises he is his son, whereupon he abandons the expedition -- When Manu-Tongaatea grows up he goes in search of his father -- At Roto-iti he meets and marries Wawara, although she is already betrothed -- A party goes to avenge the defeat of Wawara's people by Kai-ahi -- Finally, Manu-Tongaatea makes peace with his father, Kai-ahi -- Wawara's children Kookako and Te Matau are born -- 11. TAMAAIO -- Tamaaio, the son of Uenuku-te-rang-hookaa, is the first to lead a war party inland from Kaawhia on account of Rereahu's fondness for the fronds of the black ponga -- Rereahu arrives and meets up with Ngaati Haa -- In a series of battles Ngaati Haa are driven to Taupoo and Ooongaa-ru -- Peace is made and Tamaaio marries Te Hoata's daughter, Hinemata -- At Taupoo, Paakura-rangi marries Tuu-a-Tangiroa -- Rereahu marries Rangi-aanewa, daughter of Tammaio and Hinemata -- 12. HOTU-NUI -- Hotu-nui, the son of Uenuku-te-rangi-hookaa, marries Maahanga's daughter Muriraawhiti -- They settle at Kaawhia -- Hotu-nui is accused of theft -- He leaves Kaawhia and his pregnant wife who bears a son, Maru-tuuahu -- Maru-tuuahu goes in search of his father and meets up with Te Whata's daughters -- He finds his father, and marries Te Whata's daughter, Pare-moeahu -- His younger brother Paaka marries Pare-moeahu's sister -- The children of Maru-tuuahu and of Paakaa are born -- 13. PIKIAO -- Pikiao of Te Arawa live in the Rotorua district, but because his wife produces no sons he leaves her and marries Rerei-ao in the Pirongia district -- This begins another connection between Te Arawa and Tainui genealogical lines -- 14. KOOKAKO -- Kookako, son of Manu-tongaatea marries Punanga and has Urutonga and Te Awheto -- He goes back to Maro-kopa, then leaves there and comes to the mouth of the Waikato river where he fights with Tuu-heitia's people at Aawhitu -- Then he goes to Kaawhia where he seduces Whaea-taapoko before returning to Aawhitu -- 15. TAMAINU-POO -- Tamainu-poo is born to Whaea-taapoko -- As a child he is envied because of his skill at competitive games and is taunted with illegitimacy -- He questions his mother, who tells him about his father -- Tamainu-poo is seduced by his brother's wife -- His brother duels with him and Tamainu-poo leaves -- At Pirongia he meets Maahanga's daughters and marries Tuu-kootuku -- In fighting between Maahanga and Kookako Tamainu-poo makes it appear that Kookako has been killed -- After their child is born Tamainu-poo and Tuu-kootuku go to Kookako to have it recognised -- Finally, peace is made between Maahanga and Kookako -- 16. MAAHANGA -- Maahanga goes to Moehau as a mercenary and is offered Te Aka-taawhia as a wife, but she will not agree -- He shames her into the marriage by spying on her the latrine -- Hearing that his son and nephews have been killed at Aotea, Maahanga urges the people to raise up warriors to take revenge -- Returning to Hauraki he is captured and killed by Ngaati Huarere -- Te Ao-tuu-tahanga and others of Maahanga's children fight with and defeat Ngaati-huarere -- 17. REITUU AND REIPAE -- New of the beauty of the twin Reituu and Reipae reaches Ue-oneone, who wants Reituu to be his wife -- He bewitches her by means of a falcon -- Reituu and Reipae leave for the north where Reipae marries Korowharo and Reituu marries Ue-oneone, thus joining Tainui and northern lines of descent -- 18. THE FINAL DEFEAT OF THE PEOPLE OF THE LAND -- The descendants of the Tainui voyagers occupy the lands of the people who were here before them and Ngaati Kahu-pungapunga are confined to the barren lands of the upper Waikato -- Whaaita's sister Korokore marries Parahore, chief of Ngaati Kahu-pungapunga -- She is murdered and her husband's people are defeated in the subsequent fighting -- They flee to Poohatu-roa where they are finally destroyed -- 19. WAIRANGI -- Wairangi and his people lived in the Tuu-Aropaki district -- Wairangi beats his wife, Parewhete, who has made love to Tupe-teka, so she runs away to her lover at Te Aaea -- Wairangi's company arrive at Te Aaea and plan their strategy which results in the slaughter of Tupe-teka's tribe -- 20. TUU-PARAHAKI AND KAIHAMU -- Tuu-parahaki, a daughter of Te-Kahu-reremoa and Taka-koopiri, is married and widowed several times -- She is courted by men but rejects them because her last husband's death is still unavenged -- Kaihamu comes from Moeaatoa to avenge his death -- His war party is belittled, but in the subsequent fight at Te Teko he kills Rangihourhiri and Tuu-parajhaki then marries him -- 21. TUU-PAAHAU -- Tama-oho and Raka-pare come from Waikato and take Ngaati Awa's lands at Marokopa but the latter's midnight feasting annoys Tama-oho -- Tuu-paahau, grandson of Kaihamu and Tuu-parahaki, hears that his ancestral land has been usurped -- He comes to Maro-kopa and is insulted by the meagreness of his share of fish caught by Rakapare -- He builds canoes in the headwaters of Marokopa and Rakapare and Tamaoho fail to prevent the canoes from reaching the sea -- Tuu-paahau steels the crabs caught by the people of Tama-oho and Kakapare retreats and when the latter calls for assistance Tamaoho replies, 'When the night-eater fights, the day-eater leaves." -- Rakapare is killed by Tuu-paahau -- 22. PAAOA -- Paaoa is visited at Kai-to-tehe by his brother, Mahuta, when there is a lack of food -- Ashamed, Paaoa goes to Mirimiri-rau where he marries Tukutuku -- He grows old at Mirimiri-rau but long to visit his children in Waikato -- Hao-whenua, one of his children, does not approve of the visit, but Paaoa goes to Waikato, where his children Toa-whana, Toa-poto and Kooura stop him from returning -- Hao-whenua and Tipa go to fetch their father an in the fighting among the half-brothers Toa-whana and Toa-poto are killed and Paaoa is taken back to Hauraki.

23. RERAHU AND HIS SONS -- Rereahu marries Tamaaio's daughter, Rangi-anewa, and Te Ihinga-a-rangi is born -- Then Rereahu marries Hine-au-pounamu and they have eight children -- Before he dies Rereahu passes on his mana to Maniapoto -- Tuu-tarawa goes to Te Ihinga-a-rangi's home at Oo-ngarahu and is critical of the hospitality and Te Ihinga-a-rangi's bad-mouthing of Maniapoto -- Tuu-tarawa arrives at Mohoao-nui and reveals what Te Ihinga-a-rangi has said -- Te Ihinga-a-rangi's war party is defeated by Maniapoto, who spits on his brother's head, so Te Ihinig-a-rangi migrates to the Maunga-tautari district -- Maniapoto marries Hine-mania and Te Kawa-ririangi is born -- 24. MANIAPOTO KILLS HOU-TAKETAKE -- Maniapoto's three wives and the unusual nature of his marriage to Papa-rauwhare -- Hou-taketake arrives and settles at Paa-oneone and other forts -- His people insult Rereahu's memory and Hou-taketake and his people are hilled by Maniapoto -- 25. THE DEATH OF ROORAA -- Te Wharau-tahi of Ngaati Hia gives a feast to which Maniapoto and his sons Te Kawa-irirangi and Rooraa come -- Rooraa marries the Ngaati Hia woman Kura-moonehu and they live at Mootaki-ora -- Kura-moonehu goes to Mookau and has an affair with Tuatini of Ngaati Taki, who is then killed by Rooraa -- Then Ngaati Taki kill Rooraa in his sleep -- Tuu-whakahekeao, Maniapoto's younger brother, defeats Ngaati Taki at Mootaki-ora -- Maniapoto grows old and calls the people together, telling them to hold fast to the military tactic called 'the straight-flying cormorant' -- 26. KINOHAKU'S MARRIAGE TO TUU-IRIRANGI -- Tuu-irirangi marries Maniapoto's sister Kinohaku -- After the marriage feast they settle at Ngaku-raho -- Paakira and a war party from Whanga-nui besiege Ngaku-raho -- Hine-moana is given in marriage to Tuupito in order to arrange a peace -- Tangaroa-kino goes to see if his sister's child is a boy but Hine-moana conceals its sex -- Her husband Tuu-pito pursues Tangaroa-kino who escapes and reaches Ngaku-raho safely -- 27. MATAKORE -- Maiapoto's younger borther Matakore is assigned the lands south of the Wiapaa River and inland to the Rangitoto ranges. -- He marries Wai-harapepe -- 28. POUTUU AND NGAATI TUUWHARE-TOA -- Poutuu, grandson of Raukawa, settles at Taupoo -- Ngaati Tama also settle there but are treated badly by Rua-wehea of Ngaati Tuuwhare-toa -- On Poutuu's advice, Ngaati Tama kill Rua-wehea -- Waikari of Ngaati Tuuwhare-toa and Tuumata-ngaua set off to take revenge -- They take the Ngaati Tama fort, Keri-taane, and Rangi-ita kills Rongo-hape of Ngaati Tama -- The beautiful Roroi-hape is captured by Tuumata-ngaua and handed over to Waikari how marries her -- 29. TE ATA-INUTAI AND WHITI-PATATOO -- Te Ata-inutai kills Waikari at Koro-tanuku -- At Whakaangiangi Te Rangi-ita wounds Te Ata-inutai who then gives him his daughter, Waitapu, in marriage to cement peace between the Tainui tribes and Ngaati Tuuwhare-toa -- Because she bears only daughters, Te Rangi-ita leaves Waitapu, although she declares that 'The river at Nukuhau is still open' -- She takes advice from her father then returns to Te Rangi-ita and four sons are born -- The youngest, Tuu-te-tawhaa, seeks revenge for Te Ata-inutai with the help of Whiti-patatoo -- Whiti-patatoo kills Tuuwhare-toa-a-turiroa -- Tuu-te-tawahaa quarrels with Tapaue and Whare-tiipeti and is killed at Wai-tootara -- 30. MANIA-TAKAMIWAHO -- Mania-takamaiwaho, son of Matakore, lives at Ootewa -- He hits his wife Tore-kauae and is killed by his father-in-law, Tuu-te-ao-maarama -- Tuu-te-ao-maaram is then hunted down and killed by Mania's people -- Tore-kauae and her daughter Hinerangi escape -- Tore-kauae tells Hinerangi to go to Uekaha and marry him -- She finds that he is an old man living in a cave of bones, but obeys her mother's instruction -- Tore-kauae goes to Te Aroha and dies there -- 31. TUU-IRIRANGI RETURNS TO KAAWHIA -- Tuu-irirangi leaves his wife Kinohaku because she has an affair with his young brother Pai-ariki -- He decides to kill Pai-ariki but spares his life and goes to his home at Kaawhia where he marries Maamunua and has Tuuahu-maahina -- 32. THE DEATH OF TUU-IRIRANGI AND IKA-TAAMURE'S STORY -- Tuu-irirangi is killed by Whanowhano-ake at Aotea -- The Aotea fortresses are attacked in retaliation but do not fall -- Ika-taamure secures his father's spell -- He competes with Kiki-whakamaroke-raakau in a duel of magic in which Kiki is killed -- Further testing of the magic kills Pua-raataa and Tua-tawhito -- Kaarewarewa recruits Te Ati Awa of Taranaki to avenge Tuu-iriangi's death and the Aotea people are defeated -- Whanowhano-ake flees to Raglan and then to Kiapara -- Kaarewarewa arrives and fights battles as far north as Hokianga but returns without killing Whanowhano-ake, who meets his death at the hands of his Kaipara hosts -- 33. THE DEATH OF TE KAWA-IRIRANGI -- Maniapoto's eldest child, Te Kawa-irirangi, his wives and children and his death at the hands of his brother-in-law -- 34. PARE-KAARAU AND TANG-WHARAU -- Tukemata, son of Te Kawa-irirangi and Maroaa grows up and marries Tuu-marouru -- Their daughter Pare-kaarau loves Tangi-wharau but her father objects -- She goes to Haakerekere -- Tukemata is killed by a war party from Whanga-nui -- 35. THE DEATH OF RUNGA-TE-RANGI -- Runga-te-rangi and Te Kanawa go south to avenge Tukemata but Runga-te-rangi is killed by his brothers-in-law, who leave his body on the beach -- Kinohaku's children go to the Ngaati Tama district to seek revenge again for Tukemata, but in a battle with Ngaati Tama two of the three are killed -- Tukemata's daughter, Pare-kaarau, predicts that revenge will be sought by Kinohaku's nephews -- 36. KAPU-MANAWA-WHITI -- Kapu-manawa-whiti and Hae hear of the deaths of Kinohaku's children -- They set off for Ngaati Tama territory and Hae's ritual carelessness causes him to be sent home -- Kapu' takes seven forts -- The deaths of Kaahui-tangaroa and Whakapau-tangaroa are avenged -- 37. NGARERE AND HEKE-I-TE-RANGI -- Arrangements are made for Heke-i-te-rangi to marry Toa-kootara, son of Kete-iwi and Hinemata, but Heke-i-te-rangi falls in love with Toa-kootara's brother, Ngaere, who takes her away with him -- Peace is restored after her child is born -- 38. THE DEATH OF MANIA-OPETINI -- Mania-opetini's expedition to avenge Te Kawa-irirangi's death -- On the way down the Waipaa and Waikato rivers the canoe overturns and Mania-opetini drowns -- 39. TOROA-IHURUA -- Toa-kootara marries Mahara-ki-rangi -- Their child Torao-ihurua is instructed in ritual practices -- He is annoyed because an old man form another tribe survives an eating test devised by him and he has him consigned to a pit -- The old man escapes and his people attack Torao-ihura, whose magic fails to levitate him and he is killed -- 40. KAAWHARU AND TE HUAKI -- Ngaere chides his wife, Koata, for being choosy about her food while she is pregnant so she leaves him and marries Pakaue -- After Kaawharu is born Koata become pregnant to Pakaue and has Te Wehi who calls his half-brother a bastard, so Kaawharu goes to live with his father, Ngaera -- Kaawharu and his cousin Te Huaki join with Nga Tokowaru and Ngaati Raukawa in an expedition against Te Arawa -- Te Ua-kiitahi of Ngaati Taahinga at Raglan decides to kill Kaawharu and Te Huaki but they are warned by a kinsman -- Te Ua-kiitahi is killed but his grandchild Pouhoro-moana is spared -- 41. KAAWHARU AND TUUAHU-MAAHINA -- Tuuahu-maahina fails to get the club, Karioi-mutu, and the cloak, Piipii-te-wai, and denigrates Pakaue for attempting to do so, but Pakaue succeeds -- Te Kanawa tells Tuuahu to destroy Pakaue and his family -- They quarrel on the beach and Kaawharu ducks Tuuahu in the water -- Furious, he decides to kill Pakaue, who is warned by his wife -- Tuatini-moko purses Pakaue seizes Karioi-mutu and Piipii-te-wai, and flees with them to Whanga-nui -- Toa-rangatira kills Tuuahu-maahina -- Kaawharu declares a peace whereupon Tautini-moko returns from Whanga-nui -- 42. TE WEHI -- Te Wehi visits Whare-tiipeti and Tapaue to seek their assistance in killing Tautini-moko -- Tautini' is pursued and killed but Te Wehi has to surrender the cloak, Piipii-te-wai, and the club, Karioi-mutu to Whare-tiipeti and Tapaue -- 43. MAKI -- Hau-paroa comes from Kaipara to seek Maki's help to avenge certain deaths -- Taihua does the same and Maki attacks Whauwhau and his people at Waipuna -- He goes to Kaipara and Hau-paroa's deaths are avenged -- Maki then kills Hau-paroa and takes possession of his lands but after returns to Kaawhia where Tuu-irirangi and his people kill him -- Maki's marriage to Rotu, of Kaipara provides the connection between that area and Tainui -- 44. TE KANAWA AN NGAATI TE WHATA -- Karaanui upsets his visitor Te Tieke-tii who seeks the help of Te Kanawa -- Ngaati Te Whata's fort at Paatoka is attacked and Te Kanawa chides his ally, Muriwaka -- 45. WHARE-TIIPETI AND TAPAUE -- Whare-tiipeti and Tapaue come from Koomako-rau to Kai-to-tehe, and Ira-nui's people are killed -- Whare-tiipeti and Tapaue begin to cannibalise their own people including their brother-in-law -- Their sister Rangi-hoto discovers the body and her son and his friend Maoa seek revenge -- Te Ruinga allies himself with the two -- Tapaue and Maoa's champion, Kaawheke, fight a duel and Kaawheke is killed -- Whare-tiipeti dies of wounds and Tapaue is pursued and killed by Toaangia.

46. PAAPAKA -- Te Ata-i-rehina's brothers use Tapaue's skull as a fishing talisman, to the distress of his son, Paapaka, who seeks the help of his half-brother Te Putu -- They raise a war party and attack Ngaati Te Ata and Paapaka kills his uncles -- Toaangina, Tapaue's killer, still lives, so Paapaka and Te Horeta form an alliance -- Toaangina is discovered at Te Ahi-kauea, pursued and killed by te Horeta -- 47. THE DEATH OF TE PUTU -- Ngaati Raukaw lay siege to the Ngaati Maahanga fort at Peepepe and other Waikato tribes assemble to oppose them -- Ngaati Raukawa are defeated and Nga Tokowaru is taken prisoner -- He asks to see the aged Te Putu, and stooping to greet him, stabs him in the throat and is then killed himself -- 48. TAAWHAI-KI-TE-RANGI -- Taawhia-ki-te-rangi is to avenge Te Putu and is given ritual power enabling him to destroy Ngaati Raukawa villages at a distance -- When he loses this power he arranges a peace with Ngaati Raukawa which is cemented by his marriage to Te Ata-i-rangi-kaahu -- 49. TAAWHIA-KI-TE-RANGI AND THE BATTLE AT TAWA-TAWHITI -- Ngaapuhi's encroachment on Ngaati Whaatua lands involves the Waikato tribes -- After several engagements at Tawa-tawhiti near Whanga-a-rei, Taawhia-ki-te-rangi besieged Ue-ononoe's fort but is persuaded to withdraw -- 50. TUU-TE-MAHURANGI -- Tuu-te-mahurangi has an affair with the wife of his brother, Nuku-raerae, which causes a split in the tribe -- Nuku-raerae insults Tuu-te-mahurangi who then kills him but has to leave the district -- He goes to Maunga-tauturi where he takes Tuaarae, the wife of Wharekino -- Te Hookio, Tuu-te-mahurangi's son, is accidentally burnt to death -- Hari of Ngaati Maniapoto incites Wheto of Ngaati Maru into killing Tuu-te-mahurangi whose son, Te Porou, escaptes and carries the news to Whanga-nui -- Wheto is lured into following a women to Taupoo and he is killed on the journey -- 51. TE POROU -- Te Porou comes with a Whanga-nui party and Te Ngaarara and Te Uru are killed at Te Tarata -- In a class with Ngaati Maniapoto Hore is killed by Te Pou-mua -- When Ngaati Maniapoto seek revenge they are defeated by Whanga-nui and Hari is killed -- 52. TUTU-NUI -- Tutu-nui comes to Maunga-kiekie to avenge Te Kawa-irirangi -- He is killed and his body is hung up in a karaka tree -- 53. THE DEATH OF TAI-POORUTU -- A party of Waikato and Ngaati Hauaa set out from Te Aitu -- They are defeated by Ngaati Tama and Tai-poorutu is killed -- They withdraw south as far as Rangi-tiikei and Napier, returning to Maunga-tautari in time for the battle of Hiinga-kaka -- 55. THE NGAATI MARU AND NGAATI PAAOA EXPEDITION TO NGAAPHUI -- Ngaapuhi fight Ngaati Paaoa at Taka-puna -- They capture some and kill Te Maahia -- They then return to Taka-puna where they defeat Ngaati Paaoa and Ngaati Tai -- Ngaati Paaoa defeat Ngaaphui at the mouth of the Taamaki River -- Ngaati Maru and Ngaati Paaoa set off for the north and defeat Ngaaphui who take refuge in Puke-tona -- 56. THE VICTORY OF MAUNGA-TAUTARI AND WAHANUI -- A war party of Ngaati Maniapoto and Waikato make another attempt to avenge Te Kawa-irirangi's death -- Te Wai-o-hua are defeated at Maunga-kiekie -- 57. THE DEATH OF MAUNGA-TAUTARI -- Ngaati Maniapoto and Ngaati Hauaa go south to avenge Tai-poorutu -- They are defeated by Ngaati Tama at Te Kawau -- Maunga-tautari is killed there -- 58. HAPE'S WAR AGAINST NGAATI MANIAPOTO -- Ngaati Raukawa under Hape invade Ngaati Maniapoto territory -- After a number of battles Hape is finally defeated -- 59. THE FALL OF TAU-TE-POO -- Wahanui seeks help from Ngaati Hauaa against Ngaati Whakatere at Huri-moana -- Wahanui suffers eight wounds but Ngaati Whakatere are defeated -- 60. THE FALL AT HURI-MOANA -- After the fall of Tauranga-mirumiur at Nga Roto, Nga Tokorua of Ngaati Apakura goes to Kaawhia -- With allies he attacks the people at Tau-te-poo, who repulse his attack -- Feigning a retreat Nga Tokorua ambushes Ngaati Hikairo and regains his lands -- 61. HIINGA-KAKA -- Piikau-te-rangi of Ngaati Toa is incensed at the poor quality of the fish assigned to him at a feast held at Maro-kopa -- After a number of incidents many tribes allied to Ngaati Raukawa and Ngaati Kauwhata line up against the Waikato tribes and their allies at Nga Roto -- In the battle Piika-te-rangi and the Ngaati Toa champions are killed -- 62. TE WHATA-KARAKA AND TE IWI-TUAROA -- Te Whata-karka and Te Iwi-tuaroa go to Rangireta where they meet up with Ngaati Maru and are driven back on to a san-spit -- After seeing Te Iwi-tuaroa's skill with the taiaha Ngaati Maru have no stomach for a fight -- Te Haupaa sends canoes to enable Te Whata-karaka and Te Iwi-tuaroa to escape and negotiates a peace with Ngaati Maru -- 63. THE DEATH OF WHARETIKI -- Ngaati Nga Waero take Wharetiki prisoner at Mata-kirikiri -- Pourewa sets off in pursuit but can only listen helplessly while Wharetiki sings his song of farewell to Kaawhia -- 64. THE BATTLE OF TWO FLOOD-TIDES -- Te Wharauroa leads a party into Ngaati Tama territory and a battle results at the mouth of the Moohaka-tino River -- Ngaati Tama are defeated -- 65. DO NOT DESECRATE TE MARAE-O-HINE -- Rangi-pare is to marry Wairangi but she falls in love with Tuu-takamoana -- The lovers elope to a tree-home at manag0where -- Te Wana discovers them and informs Maniapoto who forgives them -- Wairangi retaliates by burning the store-pits at Waipaa -- Ngaati Maniapoto and Ngaati Takihiku fight and the latter are defeated -- Maniapoto and Matakore compete in house-building and the former tricks his brother -- 66. HOTU-MAUEA -- Hotu-mauea is attacked by his brothers-in-law -- He evades them and is followed to the bank of the Waikato River and leaps across leaving his pursuers frustrated -- 67. KAPU-MANAWA-WHITI AND TUU-HOURANGI -- Tuu-hourangi visits Kapu-manawa-whitt at a time of scarcity -- Kapu' retaliates.

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