ContentsList of Illustrations 8List of Abbreviations 9Preface 11Part One: The Early Picture1. Maori and Missionary 172. Politics and Problems 333. Disease and Decline 424. Principle and Practice 53Part Two: The Maori Response5. Jesus or Jehovah? 716. Indigenous and Imported 877. Rejection and Reformulation 100Part Three: The New Religions8. The New Religions 1079. Papahurihia, or Karakia Nakahi 10910. Other Early Movements 11611. Pai Marire 12312. Ringatu 13213. Parihaka Movement 14014. Tariao 15015. Arowhenua Movement 15416. Tekau-ma-rua 16117. Maketu Movement 16518. Upper Waihou Movement 17119. Kohititanga Marama 17520. Iharaira 18221. Ratana 190Conclusion 197Glossary 201Bibliography 203Index 211
Bronwyn Elsmore is a recognised authority on Maori religions and early spiritual interaction with Christianity. Formerly a senior lecturer in religious studies at Massey University, Palmerston North, she is also the author of Mana from Heaven: A Century of Maori Prophets in New Zealand and Te Kohititanga Marama: The Religion of Matenga Tamati. She lives in Auckland.