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White John 1887. The ancient history of the Maori. His mythology and traditions. Volumes I-VI. Wellington, Government Printer.

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Rongoitua (traveller from Hawaiki) disliked various foods he was given. Tried fernroot, hīnau berry, kāuru (ti root), mamaku. Introduced kūmara to people, by mixing kao (dried kūmara) with water. People were delighted with the taste. (White 1887; Vol III)

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The ancient history of the Maori. His mythology and traditions. Volumes I-VI

1887
White John
Government Printer
Wellington

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