In another incident earlier January, a man discovered an alien-like creature living in his aquarium after he filled it with plants he took from Lake Waikaremoana
, North Island in New Zealand.
I am extremely grateful to Dr Waikaremoana
Waitoki and her editorial team who conceptualised and developed a fine special section on Indigenous Psychology.
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".
104 and 205) and to the area round Gisborne ('Waikaremoana
A late-Holocene and prehistoric record of environmental change from Lake Waikaremoana
, New Zealand.
"Tuhoe's lead negotiator is optimistic the iwi could sign a settlement including self-government of Te Urewera National Park and Lake Waikaremoana
as early as next year.
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.
Banks, underscoring even shoreline sparseness, added that "beside this the whole Coast from Cape Maria Van Diemen to Mount Egmont and seven--eights of the Southern Island seems totaly without people."  And what could seafarers know of inland sites within Northland, along the Waikato and Whanganui rivers, let alone those b y the inland lakes of Rotorua, Taupo, and Waikaremoana