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The canoes of Kupe

Roberta McIntyre

The canoes of Kupe

a history of Martinborough district

by Roberta McIntyre

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Published by Victoria University Press in Wellington [N.Z.] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Martinborough (N.Z.),
  • South Wairarapa District (N.Z.),
  • New Zealand,
  • South Wairarapa District
    • Subjects:
    • Maori (New Zealand people) -- New Zealand -- South Wairarapa District -- History.,
    • Martinborough (N.Z.) -- History.,
    • South Wairarapa District (N.Z.) -- History.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 325-328) and index.

      StatementRoberta McIntyre.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDU430.M3825 M33 2002
      The Physical Object
      Pagination344 p., [24] p. of plates :
      Number of Pages344
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3746710M
      ISBN 100864734468
      LC Control Number2003427336

      BRAND NEW Please allow working days for delivery This item is shipped from our NZ warehouse The Canoes of Kupe: A History of Martinborough Dis by Robe.   In the background is the hull, outrigger boom and part of the sail of Taratai, a foot baurua voyaging canoe from the Kiribati Atolls. The lashings that hold the outrigger to the outrigger boom. The binding on a section of the much larger Taratai’s outrigger boom. A decorative canoe. A closer look at the lashings on one of the boats.

        It was always the old aluminum duck hunting canoe and some much-too-large paddles. After having experienced many long canoeing trips and guided many more I can tell you with certainty that the paddle is one of the most important pieces of gear. Today’s best canoe paddles can be made from wood, aluminum, fiberglass, or carbon fiber.   Among these is the story of Kupe, who had eloped with Kuramarotini, the wife of Hoturapa, the owner of the great canoe Matahourua, whom Kupe had murdered. To escape punishment for the murder, Kupe and Kura fled in Matahourua and discovered a .

      Canoes usually have a bench-like seat to sit on so that the paddler is raised up from the boat floor. Most canoes have two seats, and sometimes three. Some canoeists prefer to kneel on the floor. This position is often adopted in challenging conditions or to generate more power behind their paddle strokes. The name is taken from Nga Waka A Kupe (The Canoes of Kupe). Three hills, which lie like upturned canoes, form a backdrop for the town of Martinborough. Legend has it that the hills were formed by the three canoes of the Polynesian explorer Kupe, carried inland by a huge earthquake and coming to rest in the valley behind Martinborough.


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The canoes of Kupe by Roberta McIntyre Download PDF EPUB FB2

The Canoes of Kupe is a comprehensive account of the history of the Martinborough district from the beginnings of settlement by Maori through to the booming present-day wine industry. This book is based on extensive research in private and public archives, as well as in the secondary literature, and also makes use of oral history interviews.

The Canoes of Kupe is a comprehensive account of the history of the Martinborough district from the beginnings of settlement by The canoes of Kupe book through to the booming present-day wine industry.

This book is. "The Canoes of Kupe is a comprehensive account of Martinborough and its personalities from the beginnings of settlement by Maori through to the 21st century. The Martinborough district, at the southern end of New Zealand's North Island, has had a colourful history -- some similar to other parts of the country and some distinctively different.

The Canoes of Kupe is a comprehensive account of Martinborough and its personalities from the beginnings of settlement by Maori through to the 21st century.

The Martinborough district, at the southern end of New Zealand's North Island, has had a colourful history - some similar to other parts of the country and some distinctively different. The Canoes of Kupe: A History of Martinborough District.

By Roberta McIntyre. Victoria University Press, Wellington, pp. NZ price: $ ISBN Doing it Themselves: The Story of Kumeu, Huapai and Taupaki. By Deborah Dunsford. Kumeu District History Project, Auckland, pp.

NZ price: $ ISBN The two canoes of Kupe and Ngake separated to allow the octopus to pass between them, which it did, the head rushing forward drawing its tentacles behind, which spread out even beyond the canoes. From head to the end of its tentacles, it was two hundred and forty feet long, while the body was twenty four feet wide.

It contains details of all the canoes that brought migrants from the Pacific Islands to Aotearoa New Zealand in centuries past, including lists of the waka (canoes), names of crew members on the 5/5(1). In a manuscript written by Hami Ropiha in (Simmons –20), Tamatea came on the Tākitimu canoe, along with his elders, the children of Tato, who were Rongokako, Hikitapuae, Hikitaketake, Rongoiamoa, Taihopia, Kahutuanui, Mataro, Te Angi, Kupe, Ngake, Paikea, and Uenuku.

Various Māori traditions recount how their ancestors set out from their homeland in waka hourua, large double-hulled ocean-going canoes. Some of these traditions name a mythical homeland called Hawaiki.

Among these is the story of Kupe, who had eloped with Kuramarotini, the wife of Hoturapa, the owner of the great canoe Matahourua, whom Kupe had murdered.

To escape punishment for the murder, Kupe. Canoes come in a range of lengths, from compact, foot models to massive, foot vessels. Short canoes are quick, agile, and highly maneuverable, but they're not always so good at staying in straight lines, and they lack storage space.

Long canoes are fast, stable, and track extremely straight through the water, but aren't very maneuverable. The Canoes of Kupe. McIntyre. Fraser Books. Masterton. pp Binney, Judith () Birthday Honours (19, words) exact match in snippet view article find links to article Reverend David Kini.

For services to the United Church and the community. Nape Kupe. The two canoes of Kupe and Ngake separated to allow the octopus to pass between them, which it did, the head rushing forward drawing its tentacles behind, which spread out even beyond the canoes.

From head to the end of its tentacles, it was two hundred and forty feet long, while the. The Canoes of Kupe has been applauded by long settled locals and newcomers to the region.

It is an accessible and fabulous insight into the place we call home, and acts as great reminder that there is a richness to New Zealand history that it is worth treasuring. Kupe gathered his people and began to build a canoe, a large ocean going canoe, which he called Matahorua.

When the vessel was complete, Kupe stocked it with supplies, readying it for a lengthy sea journey. Kupe's wife, Hine-te-Aparangi, their whanau, and many warriors and fishermen from the tribe boarded the new canoe and set out on their journey.

The story goes that Kupe discovered New Zealand in about AD. Kupe desired Kura, and murdered her husband Hoturapa. To escape punishment for the murder, Kupe and Kura fled from Hawaiki in a double hulled ocean-going canoe and discovered New Zealand, a land he called Aotearoa ('long-white-cloud').

He explored its coast and killed the sea monster Te Wheke-a-Muturangi, finally returning to his. KUPE’S CANOE. View results from our service and information pages Kupe's law. Kupe was skilled at building carved houses, adzing out canoes, and other crafts of the land.

GODDESS OF THE SEA. Kupe was a tohunga moana (oceanic specialist), an early navigator of. According to this theory, the Polynesian explorer Kupe first discovered New Zealand from Tahiti in AD, and was followed by another explorer, Toi, in ; after this, ina fleet of seven canoes sailed from Tahiti and Rarotonga, bringing the ancestors of Māori to New Zealand.

Canoe Magazine through (eighty issues) and Canoesport Journal autumn 87 through (12 issues), excellent condition, great gift for anyone wanting to. Kupe Canoe Club. likes 3 talking about this. Kupe Canoe Club is based in Wellington and is involved in whitewater and multisport kayaking.

One of the fleet's captains was named Kupe. A huge canoe was constructed at Waitangi in to replicate Kupe's original craft, whose putative name--Ngatokimatawhaorua--it bears.

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