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Peter Clayworth

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An indolent and chilly folk' : the development of the idea of the 'Moriori myth'

Throughout the nineteenth century probably the majority of Pakeha held the view that the East Polynesian ancestors of the Maori were the first people to settle in New Zealand. Over the same period there were always considerable numbers of Pakeha who held the alternative view...