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Myths and Legends of Australia, New Zealand, and Pacific Islands by
Publication Date: 2015-07-01
"Myths and legends from Australia, New Zealand, and Pacific Islands. Features include information about the history and culture behind the myths, pronunciations, lists of deities, word glossary, further information, and index"--
National Library of New Zealand
This page has links to Māori myths and legends about gods and goddesses, and the part they played in the creation of the world and its inhabitants.
Polynesian belief systems emphasized animism a perspective in which all things, animate and inanimate, were believed to be endowed to a greater or lesser degree with sacred supernatural power.