Tag Archives: Gods

OUR PUBLIC SCHOOLS’ COLUMN 1904

OUR PUBLIC SCHOOLS’ COLUMN Otago Daily Times , Issue 13141, 26 November 1904, Page 8 http://paperspast.natlib.govt.nz/cgi-bin/paperspast?a=d&cl=search&d=ODT19041126.2.62&srpos=261&e=——-10–261—-0diana+goddess– With thanks to the National Library of New Zealand

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A Demand for an Offering to Zealandia

  Another voice raised for the importance of cultural output to the future of the country THE COMING BOOM FOR NEW ZEALAND.   Auckland Star, Volume XX, Issue 222, 18 September 1889, Page 4   http://paperspast.natlib.govt.nz/cgi-bin/paperspast?a=d&cl=search&d=AS18890918.2.21&srpos=22&e=——-10–21—-0zealandia+goddess– With thanks to the … Continue reading

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Hygeia Goddess of Health 1932

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Mokoia Island: Spirit and Place in New Zealand

AS ISLE OF GHOSTS. Otago Daily Times , Issue 15780, 3 June 1913, Page 3 http://paperspast.natlib.govt.nz/cgi-bin/paperspast?a=d&cl=search&d=ODT19130603.2.7&srpos=16&e=——-100–1—-0occult+portent– with thanks to the National Library of New Zealand    

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Maori Art Deco

from the September 1930 issue of Art in New Zealand

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The Poet’s Gods

THE POET’S GODS. Maoriland Worker, Volume 12, Issue 296, 1 November 1922, Page 12   With thanks to the national library of New Zealand http://paperspast.natlib.govt.nz/cgi-bin/paperspast?a=d&d=MW19221101.2.54.3&e=——-100–1—-0distant+gods–

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Moon Musings

ON MOONLIGHT. Press, Volume XLV, Issue 7020, 23 March 1888, Page 2   with thanks to the national library of New Zealand http://paperspast.natlib.govt.nz/cgi-bin/paperspast?a=d&d=CHP18880323.2.4

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A transmission of myth

A seemingly innocuous retelling of the classical myth of the Ages of man, in the girls column of the children’s page of the Auckland star, wrapped in the cloying tweeness of the lexicon of writing for children that prevailed for most of the 20th century. … Continue reading

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An Invasion of Goddesses; Symbolist prose from the Otago Witness

AN INVASION OF GODDESSES. Otago Witness , Issue 2715, 28 March 1906, Page 78 With thanks to the National Library of New Zealand http://paperspast.natlib.govt.nz/cgi-bin/paperspast?a=d&d=OW19060328.2.197&e=——-10–1—-0–

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Maraea Tu Te Maota: Maori Seeress

or more accurately Matakite. Maraea is an interesting figure who appears briefly in Tūhoe accounts of the 1865 battle of Te Tapiri. especially notable as the Medium for an Atua that originated from herself (to state a complicated situation clumsily). From Mana from Heaven: A Century of Maori Prophets … Continue reading

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