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Tuhinga tawhito

Subject Source: Reo
Scope Note: Unpublished, books, documents, etc, often written by hand, and not intended for wide circulation in that form. This heading can be used for examples of manuscripts or for works about manuscripts.

Found in 44 Collections and/or Records:

A recital of South Island myths / written by Matiaha for the Rev. Mr Creed in ...

Identifier: MSS Archives-Maori 88/6
Scope and Contents

South Island Myths written by Matiaha Tiramorehu. In Maori.

Dates: 1849

Arikirangi Te Turuki Te Kooti notebook.

Identifier: MSS-Archives-Vault 140
Scope and Contents

Fragment of notebook [manuscript] : prophetic interpretations (kupu whakaari), psalms, and hymns in Maori. Associated material: notebook of Te Kooti at MSS & Archives C- 35.

Dates: 1884 - 1884

Arthur S. Atkinson a Maori account of the campaign against the Hauhaus on the East Coast.

Identifier: MSS Archives-Maori 90/4
Scope and Contents

Contains a Ngati Porou account of the campaign against the Hauhau on the East Coast, and the campaign against Te Kooti around Gisborne and the Urewera district; also contains notes about Maori customs surrounding the transfer of land, various waiata and information about the arrival of Christianity on the East Coast; also contains a biographical note and whakapapa about Te Kani-a-Takirau.

Dates: 1865 - 1879

Baron Charles De Thierry letters.

Identifier: MSS Archives-Maori 89/4
Scope and Contents

Letters concerning Maori land. Two folders of photocopied letters. All material is handwritten. Almost all are in Maori and a few in English.

Dates: 1879 - 1925

Bruce Biggs Rohe Pootae land case transcript.

Identifier: MSS-Archives-C-36
Scope and Contents A transcript made by Professor Bruce Biggs of portions of vols. 6 and 7 of W.G. Mair's Native Land Court Notebooks, 1883-91, concerning the Rohe Pootae case, a contest for ownership of a block of land in the King Country by five tribes. The hearings were conducted in Otorohanga and were notable for their orderly proceedings. Judge Mair was commended for his handling of the case. Professor Biggs has attempted some analysis, by hyphenation, of many of the place-...
Dates: 1986

Church Missionary Society further records.

Identifier: MSS-Archives-Vault 139
Scope and Contents

Correspondence between Prebendary Cash of Church Missionary Society and Lord Bledisloe re exoneration of Henry Williams' role in land purchases in New Zealand. Includes resolution of the CMS absolving Henry Williams of any wrongdoing. Associated materials: Church Missionary Society. Records 1799- 1884.University of Auckland Library. Microfilm 79- 286/356.

Dates: 1939

C.L. Harris papers.

Identifier: MSS-Archives-C-26
Scope and Contents

Whakapapa Ngati Porou. Three loose sheets of typescript notes on the making of genealogies, and two loose sheets of rough manuscript genealogies. The file contains an alphabetical name index followed by genealogical tables separately paged.

Dates: ca. 1971

D. King Tainui waka history.

Identifier: MSS Archives-Maori 93/10
Scope and Contents

Notes, writings on Rangi and Papa, Tainui migration and Te Arawa waka

Dates: 1960s


Identifier: MSS Archives-Maori 94/5
Scope and Contents

Transcripts of speeches made by Te Whiti and Tohu. In Maori and English.

Dates: 1881 - 1881

Edward Shortland papers

Identifier: Matauranga-Maori MSS-95/1