Maori Terms Used in Books

 

Anahera: 

Hangi: A method of cooking using a pit with heated rocks. Read more.

Hapu: A family or family group. 

Hauhau: A religion-based movement of 

Iwi

Kupapa

Mana

Pa

Pai Marire

Pakeha

Taniwha

TapTete

Utu

Waka

Waka Tete

 

Trees: Totara, Remu, Manuka

Birds: Kiwi, Muttonbird, Huia, Tui (Parsonbird)

Fruit: Chinese Gooseberries (these are now known as Kiwi Fruit. They were introduced into New Zealand by Chinese, but later in the 19th century and not by my character Hop Li, who is fictional.)

 

 

 

 

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