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Tuhua is the name for obsidian, a hard black rock sometimes called volcanic glass, which can be broken into sharp flakes and used as a knife. Tuhua is also the
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There are two little islands, little bits of land sitting on the mudflats within the boundaries of the City of Tauranga. One is Motuopuhi, which the Pakeha call Rat Island,
2012
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In Māori tradition, the fearsome Maero (or Mohoao) are wild, violent men with long, bony fingers, hairy and unkempt with long dirty hair. They killed their prey (often people) with
2012
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The taniwha Te Pura lives on a bend in the Wairoa River. In Māori mythology, taniwha live in deep pools in rivers, dark caves, or in the sea, especially in
2012
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There is a tributary of the Wairoa River, called Ruangarara, which flows into the main stream from behind the Minden. As the name of this stream suggests, this story is
2012
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How the waterfall Te Rere i Oturu got it's name.
2012
Genealogy Record
Hugh Carlisle Birkett (known as Lisle) survived the Somme (1 July 1916 to 18 November 1916), only to die of cerebrospinal meningitis after measles in a Belgium hospital. He was
2012