A bibliography of writing by Māori in English
"Te Patunga o Mokonui/The Slaying of Mokonui." English trans. Elsdon Best. Journal of the Polynesian Society 3 (1894): 165-167.
In the Māori text, which is followed by an English translation by Best, Te Aro recounts a story of a taniwha named Mokonui who after killing many people was finally destroyed by the Ngaitara people at Tupurupuru.
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