Wellington City Libraries

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Te Whanganui-a-Tara

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General

Books
Journals and Transactions
Newspapers
Local theses
Waitangi Tribunal reports

Specific books

Census of Native population within the District of Port Nicholson (1850).
The Land of Tara and they who settled it, by Elsdon Best.
Māori Deeds of Land Purchases... vol II. Wellington.
List of Māori tribes and chiefs [1878].
Matiu-Somes Island pamphlet, published by DOC.
Waitangi Tribunal report excerpt on Te Whanganui-a-Tara.

Local heritage and Nga Tupuna

I Te Reo Māori

In English

Ngā Tupuna o Te Whanganui-a-Tara:-
Hei Tīmata
Nga Tupuna

Māori deeds of land purchases. Vol. 2:-
Wellington District
Many deeds appear in both English and Māori.

Te Ara :-
Te Ara o nga tupuna

Ngā Tupuna from Te Whanganui-a-Tara:-
Introduction
Selected biographies from published books
Combined Index to all 4 volumes

Expanded biography series :
Honiana Te Puni
Hemi Parai
Te Wai Heberley

Māori deeds of land purchases. Vol. 2:-
Wellington District
Many deeds appear in both English and Māori.

Te Ara :-
Heritage Trail: The path of our ancestors

Māori branch names:-

Māori branch names

Illustrations


Court-yard of Pipitea pa
Map of Pipitea pa
The beach at Te Aro
Map of Te Aro Pa

Te Puni's death, 1870 (Despatch)
Māori sites inventory of Te Whanganui a Tara
Port Nicholson Block Claim Register Form
Port Nicholson, Census of the Native Population (1850)
Port Nicholson settlements information (1850)
Port Nicholson Deed of Purchase(1839)
Māori Community Directory - Wellington

Legends of Te Whanganui-a-Tara

I Te Reo Māori

Te Wheke a Muturangi [also in Samoan]
He Korero mo nga Taniwha
Nga Mahi o Maui (Sir George Grey)
Waiata o Whanake
Pao, Tuhupu

In English

Story of Te Wheke [also in Samoan]
Hine Popo crossed the Sea of Raukawa
Manini-pounamu & Te Hiki-paroa
Song of Whanake
"The Brothers", Sea of Raukawa


Korero o te Wa I Raraunga I Rauemi I Te Whanganui a Tara I Whakapapa