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Māori Myths, Legends and Contemporary Stories


Kia ora and welcome to Māori Myths, Legends and Contemporary Stories. Here, you are able to view a collection of myths and legends alongside contemporary stories reflecting themes relevant to today's world.

These stories have been either written or retold by Wiremu Grace. Wiremu would like to acknowledge Uncle Ken Arthur and Uncle Mark Metekingi for their kōrero tuku iho, or stories and knowledge handed down from the generations. Nō reira e te tokorua, e ōku rangatira, haere, haere, hoki atu rā.

This collection of stories can be navigated in both te reo Māori and English.

Please enjoy your time reading Māori Myths, Legends and Contemporary Stories. Use the side navigation to take you through the variety of stories on offer.

We value your feedback and invite you to contact us at mataurangamaori@tki.org.nz.

Text and illustrations by Wiremu Grace copyright (c) Wiremu Grace 

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