In her master's study of Maori pre-colonial stories, ceremonies and practices regarding menstruation, Murphy (Ngati Manawa, Ngati Ruapani ki Waikaremoana
, Tuhoe, Ngati Kahungunu) researched original stories and songs that described menstruation as coming from Papatuanku herself, as being "a matrilineal river of power".
Te Wairoa comprises 7 iwi and hapEa[beaucoup moins que] clusters covering northern Hawke s Bay and southern Gisborne and the township of Wairoa, Lake Waikaremoana
and the Mahia peninsula.
Under the partnership Air New Zealand's sole major sponsorship of the Great Walks network will incorporate nine of New Zealand's finest tracks; Rakiura, Kepler, Milford, Routeburn, Heaphy, Abel Tasman Coast, Whanganui River Journey, Tongariro and Lake Waikaremoana
opened in 1929 and was linked to both Napier and Wellington.
A late Holocene and prehistoric record of environmental change from Lake Waikaremoana
, New Zealand, The Holocene 8: 443-454.
Air New Zealand's search for The Great Walker is being run in association with New Zealand's Department of Conservation (DOC) and will see four global winners take on New Zealand's premier DOC tracks; Abel Tasman Coast, Heaphy, Kepler, Lake Waikaremoana
, Milford, Rakiura, Routeburn, Tongariro and Whanganui Journey.
Murphy (Ngati Manawa, Ngati Ruapani ki Waikaremoana
, Tuhoe, Ngati Kahungungu), an academic, educator and performance artist, said nurses needed to be sensitive to this history when providing sexual and reproductive health services to Maori women and girls.