The text on the previous page is a traditional Maori introduction:
It tells you my name, where I'm from, the name of my ancestral canoe, my tribe (and in my case, also my Clan), my "hapu" (subtribe), my mountain, and my river.

Here tis in English....

My name is Errol Hunt.
I'm from a town called Whakatane, in New Zealand.
My ancestral canoe is the Mataatua.
My tribe is the Ngapuhi, and my Clans are McKinnon and Hay.
Ngati Rua Mahue is my hapu.
Mt Edgecumbe / Putauaki is my mountain.
The mighty Whakatane River is my river.

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