The museum contains one of the best existing collections of Maori art.
Many of the myths of the origin of the divine beings are on a level with the Maori theory that Heaven and Earth begat them in the ordinary way.
The whole system, as far as it can be called a system, of Maori mythology is obviously based on the savage conceptions of the world which have already been explained.
We didn't discover the Maori word for cabaret artistes.
The Maori also possess considerable astronomical knowledge, including that of a planet that wears a circlet or headband (46 ).