The Beginning

Image: Pīwakawaka the New Zealand Fantail, Bird Widespread and common throughout mainland Aōtearoa New Zealand, the pīwakawaka is one of the native forest birds that holds a significant position in Māori mythology - death.  Maui tried to kill the mother of all mankind, Hine hui te po, because he wanted mankind to live forever.  Pīwakawaka began laughing … Continue reading The Beginning