Manos Nathan tell stories that suggest that Tuputupuwhenua came before Kupe. He also discusses Matariki and the northern alternative of Pūanga-kai-rau and the rising of the star Rigel.
Furthermore he talks of the similarity of the round style stone houses with the thatched roofs found in the Marquesas Islands and in Waipoua.
Stone village photo courtesy of www.everythingiselectric.com
- LocationAotearoa New Zealand
- TagsKupe, Marquesas Islands, Matariki, Pūanga-kai-rau, Rigel, Tuputupuwhenua, Waipoua