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  • The Maori:Creation story The Maori Creation Story: The separation of Heaven and Earth               By: Anna Ching January 13 2011.             Period 1 Culture and Geography 
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    • All humans are descended from one pair of ancestors, Rangi and Papa.
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    • According to the Maori tradition " All humans are descended from one pair of ancestors, Rangi and Papa, who are also called Heaven and Earth.
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    • New Zealand is a large island in the South Pacific Ocean off the south east coast of Australia.
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    • Some contemporary Maori are traditional,some love non-traditional,modern lives.
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    • One tradition of the Maori culture is the Haka 
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    • Tangaroa, the father of fish and reptiles.
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    • Tumatauenga, the father of the forests and their inhabitants.
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    • Haunia-tikitiki, the father of food that grows without cultivated food. 
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    • In the beginning these six sons and all other beings lived in darkness for an extremely long time.