Waka across a watery world
The palaeontologists are Trevor Worthy and Richard Holdaway; mental maps of the Polynesian world are in O’Regan, ‘Ngai Tahu and the Crown’, 2–3. ‘Ancestral genetic trail’ from Howe, The Quest for Origins, 82. The new model for late colonisation of East Polynesia is in J. M. Wilmshurst et al., ‘High-precision Radiocarbon Dating Shows Recent and Rapid Initial Human Colonization of East Polynesia’, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, published online before print 27 December 2010 <http://www.pnas.org/content/early/2010/12/22/1015876108>; ‘in one major pulse’, ibid., 1.
Ben Finney refuted Andrew Sharp's thesis of accidental voyaging in The Origins of the First New Zealanders, ed. Sutton, ch. 2; as did Evans in his record of the voyage by Greg (Matahi) Brightwell and Francis Cowan. The story of the Te Arawa canoe is from Evans, The Discovery of Aotearoa, 47. Peter H. Buck (Te Rangi Hiroa) relayed the Kupe story in Vikings of the Sunrise, New York: Frederick A. Stokes Co., 1938, 268. Atholl Anderson noted the absence of New Zealand implements at East Polynesian sites in ‘Origins, Settlement and Society of Pre-European South Polynesia’, in The New Oxford History of New Zealand, ed. Byrnes, 28. Judith Binney's caution about Maori oral history is from Binney, ‘Maori Oral Narratives, Pakeha Written Texts’, 27.