Story: Ideas about Māori origins

An Indian origin? (2nd of 3)

An Indian origin?

These pages from The Aryan Maori illustrate Tregear’s proposal that Māori originated in India.

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Reference: Edward Tregear, The Aryan Maori. Wellington: George Didsbury, Government Printer, 1885, pp. 5–6.

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K. R. Howe, 'Ideas about Māori origins - 1840s–1930s: the Aryan theory', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 18 May 2021)

Story by K. R. Howe, published 8 Feb 2005