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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PacketFabric leverages the Hawaiki Transpacific Cable System, the fastest and largest capacity link between Australia, New Zealand and the US West coast, to interconnect Sydney and the United States.
The trip to Taiwan this summer is part of the larger Hawaiki Project, a proposed program aiming to educate young indigenous people about the ancient connections to other Polynesian peoples living along the ancient Hawaiki migration route, which stretches from Taiwan east into the central Pacific, and southward all the way to New Zealand.
Rangiatea--place in Hawaiki and point of final dispersal of some migration canoes.
Mai ra e te Rangatira o Waima, haere atu ra ki Hawaiki nui, Hawaiki roa, Hawaiki pamamao.
Smith, Hawaiki: the Original Homeland of the Maori, with a Sketch of Polynesian History (Christchurch: Whitcombe and Tombs, 1910), pp.
The first week in November Tahitians, the world's best in outrigger canoe racing, pick up their paddles when the Hawaiki Nui Nui Va'a race explodes, the biggest event on the Polynesian sports calendar.
A late happy birthday to a man who changed the world and bought peace with his music | Bob Marley |- (http://t.co/sHmpgdK90U) http://t.co/sHmpgdK90U - Tumai Hawaiki Taylor (@thtaylor_RDA) (https://twitter.com/thtaylor_RDA/statuses/431387341601931264) February 6, 2014
Is this "Haviki" the origin of the widely used Polynesian words "Hawaii", "Hawaiki", etc?" Here we have an alleged expert in shipwrecks being consulted as an expert in Classical Egyptian geography, paired with an astoundingly weak speculation.
The narrative of Paikea functions as a sacred story of origin to the Ngati Porou tribe of the Maori people; "the whale is the ancestral link to the originary Hawaiki, their means of arrival, settlement and cultural continuity in Aotearoa." (2) The Ngati Porou trace their lineage back to Paikea through his descendent several generations later, Porourangi, the eponymous founder of their tribes.
Legend has it that Ngatoroirangi, a revered spiritual leader and explorer, arrived from Hawaiki to New Zealand on his canoe 600 years ago.