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The arrival of the Maori people to New Zealand is deemed as somewhat of a mystery. It is estimated that the first Polynesians arrived over 1000 years ago, possibly around 800AD or even earlier. Linguistic and cultural evidence suggests that the Maori travelled originally from the Cook Islands.
History of the Maori People