Story: Traditional Māori religion – ngā karakia a te Māori

Te Kore whakapapa

In Māori cosmology creation is detailed as a whakapapa, which outlines the numerous generations of Te Kore (the void), Te Pō (the night) and Te Ao (the day).

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How to cite this page:

Basil Keane, 'Traditional Māori religion – ngā karakia a te Māori - Ngā atua – the gods', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/speech/30768/te-kore-whakapapa (accessed 25 August 2019)

Story by Basil Keane, published 5 May 2011