Hawaiki

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Hawaiki

(ˈhɑːwaɪkiː)
n
(Placename) NZ a legendary Pacific island from which the Māoris migrated to New Zealand by canoe
[Māori]
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Maori of other whanau kept his body warm and whispered stories in my ear of what was happening and the journey to Hawaiiki nui, Hawaiiki roa, Hawaiiki pamamao.
Located on the northern tip of NZ, this is where the Maoris believe their spirits depart for their mythical homeland of Hawaiiki.
Me hoki ano a tatou whakaaro ki a ratou, kua wehe atu ra ki te wahi o Hinenuitepo, haere koutou, haere, haere, ki Hawaiiki Nui, te hono ki wairua moemoe ra.