Matahourua

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Matahourua
Great Māori migration waka

In Māori tradition, Matahourua was the canoe of the legendary hero Kupe, who, in some accounts, was the discoverer of Aotearoa (New Zealand) (Craig 1989:161, Grey 1970:108, 161-3).

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  • R.D. Craig, Dictionary of Polynesian Mythology (Greenwood Press: New York, 1989).
  • G. Grey, Polynesian Mythology (reprint Taplinger Press: New York, 1970).