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''Traveller'' - ch1 part 3
                           Chapter 1: the Seven Tribes of Taimaui
                                 part 3: the Ātārangi and Aho
Now that I have told you about the first five mātāwaka of our Ancient Family, it is indeed time I told you about the last two. Both are seen as the most royal, but in quite different ways. How so, you may ask? Well, allow me to tell you, for it is the part that explains a good deal of how our history was shaped.
The Ātārangi-Hapori, the family of Shadow, and the Aho-Hapori, the family of Light, were once so close to each other that they were seen as one Hapori rather than two separate ones. According to the story of our Elders, they were together known as the *'Rōpū o te Kauranga o Taimaui', and were the most royal and highest esteemed of all the mātāwaka! Wh
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''Traveller'' - ch1 part 2
                        Chapter 1: The Seven Families of Taimaui
                              Part 2: The Pō and the Āngi
If you were thinking of venturing into a cave or crevice for *'taimana' or *'peara', or climbing up some mountain sides for spectacular views, there would be no one else better to learn it from than the Pōwhatu-Hapori, the Stone family. They live in and around the ranges of the south and east, mostly inland. Shortly after our people went our own way in the Seven Mātāwaka, it was this mātāwaka that started off as the smallest branch. I can imagine that many doubted that this branch of the ancient family tree would last. But they did not just last; they became the toughest and most persistent of us all! And like the Wao-Hapori, they too grew into a unique craftsmanship of carving rocks and exploring
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''Traveller'' - ch1 part 1
                    Traveller: chapter 1 - The Seven families of Taimaui
                              The Ahi, the Kātao and the Wao
The story of our traveller begins even before he was born. It started when our people first came to this great island. How we got there no one remembers, but some believe Taimaui was the *'Te Homai i te Atua' so that we, His *'Tamariki', could have a place to live and learn the ways of living.
Because the island was so large and unknown, the people who were once One decided to split up to discover the land and learn its ways through individual discoveries. The different groups, which are remembered to be seven in total, went their own directions and formed what we call *'mātāwaka'. After some years, these seven mātāwaka began bearing their own names and began thinking of words to describe what they saw. But
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                           Chapter 1: the Seven Tribes of Taimaui
                                 part 3: the Ātārangi and Aho

Now that I have told you about the first five mātāwaka of our Ancient Family, it is indeed time I told you about the last two. Both are seen as the most royal, but in quite different ways. How so, you may ask? Well, allow me to tell you, for it is the part that explains a good deal of how our history was shaped.
The Ātārangi-Hapori, the family of Shadow, and the Aho-Hapori, the family of Light, were once so close to each other that they were seen as one Hapori rather than two separate ones. According to the story of our Elders, they were together known as the *'Rōpū o te Kauranga o Taimaui', and were the most royal and highest esteemed of all the mātāwaka! Whether they already had all the gifts Atua had given remains a myth, but legend says that they had one gift that no other Hapori was granted: the *'Koha o te Takiura'. They could learn quicker and had a deeper understanding of most things than the other Hapori. The Rōpū o te Kauranga o Taimaui lived in wide open spaces in forests located in the northern ranges, often close to cliffs where they could look out over the land and meditate their deep thoughts. And if members of the other Hapori would join them and teach them about their inventions, such as the whaka and flutes and mining tools and forging and, though this part remains uncertain, even songs, the Rōpū o te Kauranga o Taimaui would be eager and indeed quick to learn to make and do these things themselves, but at a higher level. They could make songs seem deeper and more serious, and they would make carvings in both rock and wood - some preferred wood, others preferred rock - that were not mere drawings but signs that would return in every sentence. Indeed, these people, when they were still together, discovered the craftsmanship of letters.  After not many generations these letters had been quite perfected, and history could be both drawn and written in the rocks.
This discovery, however, was not yet known to the other Hapori because, though a marvellous discovery it was, there had grown a division in the Rōpū o te Kauranga o Taimaui. This division, it is said, became so grievous that even nowadays those with elderly wisdom can feel the pain in our Ancient Family tree and mourn it!

The *'Whakawehenga o te Whare Kīngi Hapori', as it was later called, began because one group began talking about keeping this discovery a secret to the others. To treasure this as theirs, and theirs alone. After all, they were of Royalty, and them alone. Or so was the argument of one side.
The other side found that this discovery was important to all Hapori and to not share it would be most dishonest, arrogant and proud even! They argued that if all Hapori learned this way, they could record their own history and teach their children and grandchildren of the good things that have been done to admire them, and the bad things to warn them so that the same fault would not be repeated again. The greatest of those who thought of sharing this invention was *'Manawanui Waihi'. He was the main *'Kaiarataki' of the ones who invented the making of letters, and was a calm and patient *'tāne'. But also steadfast and committed to his work, and when determined about something he could not be swayed unless a very good reason was given. He was, besides that, a tolerant man as well. Coming to think of it, my Elders believe that he was the one with the greatest *'manawa' of all.
But it seemed he was too blind to the idea that someone could possible want to have his invention for selfish reasons, to want their Hapori to keep it to themselves. The one who first opposed him in this matter was *'Whakahī'. He was an ambitious young tāne, bright and one who learned the fastest. Younger tāne would always enjoy going to him for his story telling, a gift is said he had perfected. He could literally make them dream the very word that he spoke, about things beyond Taimaui. Often he would take them on a walk or sit with them on the edge of the cliff on which their main *'pā' had been built, telling them that everyone has potential to be great, but that there needs to be a strong leader to unite their potential together. It is uncertain whether he thought of himself to become this leader at first, but it is certain that he eventually did. The legend goes that he began dreaming about becoming this great leader, the *'Ariki Tauaroa' of all Hapori. But Manawanui knew that, as great a dream though it may be, Whakahī was way too young and too full of zeal to become a kaiarataki. He told him that he may be full of potential, but to use that potential requires discipline and wisdom, and even more patience to get there. And many of the wiser and more humble of heart, not all necessarily the older ones,  were in agreement with Manawanui. But this moved Whakahī to a deep inner rage which grew into a hate for Manawanui that he could barely control. My koro, *'Waihi Ahorangi', used to say; "*'Mauāhara roto tō manawa, koia nā ko pōhiri aparangi ānō tai.'" And I believe he was right about that.
But many there were also who were moved by the words of Whakahī, and he schemed a plan to make his will, his own dream, become reality. After many nights of *'kōroto mani huna', and probably more mani huna than is known to us, he made his move. With a great group of the Rōpū o te Kauranga o Taimaui, he attacked the *'Marae' without warning to either defeat Manawanui in combat to make him a servant or to kill him and his followers. However, and how this exactly happened remains a mystery in our Ancient Family tree, they were quickly defeated themselves. And legend says it that Manawanui stood tall as a mighty Kaiarataki before Whakahī, and remembered him of the warnings he had given him. But since Whakahī had not heeded his words, Manawanui banished him and his followers to the far south, where it was more rocky than any other places on Taimaui. With no less hate in his heart, Whakahī reluctantly obeyed and left the Pā with his mātāwaka. Thus the Rōpū o te Kauranga o Taimaui became divided, and the last two of the Seven Hapori were born. The Hapori of Whakahī became known as the Ātārangi-Hapori, the family of Shadow because of their secretive hearts and deceit. The Hapori of Manawanui became known as the Aho-Hapori, the family of Light because they had revealed the secret of Whakahī, like a light in the shadows. But this division left a deep wound in the Ancient Family tree, and it affected our people from the very beginning. Whakahī remained Whakahī to his people, but the other Hapori - all those that would not follow him - gave him the name of *'Whakatarapī', and in all the stories as told by the Elders he had that name thereafter.
Manawanui served his people justly for a short time afterwards, but he died far sooner than expected. Legend says that his heart had realized the full damage Whakatarapī would do to his people and all of Taimaui and that it had lethally pierced him. But some believe that it was his ever deepening grief that he could not have prevented Whakatarapī from doing what he did...from stopping his *'teina' from this path of evil. For *'parata' they were.

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TRANSLATED WORDS:
*'Rōpū o te Kauranga o Taimaui' = Royal Tribe of Taimaui
*'Koha o te Takiura' = Gift of Higher Learning
*'Whakawehenga o te Whare Kīngi Hapori' = Separation of the Royal Family
*'Manawanui Waihi' = name of the inventor of letters; meaning: Wise and steadfast/patient...etc
*'Kaiarataki' = Leader/Leaders
*'manawa' = heart
*'Whakahī' = Proud
*'pā' = fortified village/town
*'Ariki Tauaroa' = Chief of chiefs
*'Waihi Ahorangi' = name of the grandfather of the narrator Rohowa; meaning: Wise Professor
*'Mauāhara roto tō manawa, koia nā ko pōhiri aparangi ānō tai.' = "Hate in your heart is to invite evil as friend.
*'kōroto mani huna' = deep secrets
*'Marae' = Courtyard (of the village or pā)
*'Whakatarapī' = to be arrogant, imperious
*'teina' = younger brother/younger sibling (of a male)
*'parata' = brothers
''Traveller'' - ch1 part 3
Dang that was a big piece! But I really wanted to finish it today!
It's the last part of chapter 1, and the introduction to the families of Taimaui!

Remember: any questions? I'd be pleased to help you out! :D


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                        Chapter 1: The Seven Families of Taimaui
                              Part 2: The Pō and the Āngi

If you were thinking of venturing into a cave or crevice for *'taimana' or *'peara', or climbing up some mountain sides for spectacular views, there would be no one else better to learn it from than the Pōwhatu-Hapori, the Stone family. They live in and around the ranges of the south and east, mostly inland. Shortly after our people went our own way in the Seven Mātāwaka, it was this mātāwaka that started off as the smallest branch. I can imagine that many doubted that this branch of the ancient family tree would last. But they did not just last; they became the toughest and most persistent of us all! And like the Wao-Hapori, they too grew into a unique craftsmanship of carving rocks and exploring caves with no fear of the dark places, where they discovered the most coveted stones of all, such as the bright taimana and dark purple peara in the deep underground waters. They had their own decorative patterns, more solid and straighter than the carvings of any other Hapori that they carved into the ancient rocks. They believed that history written in stone would last through the ages, and I can somehow believe they were right about that. After all, wood, as beautiful as is may be, does not last half as long as stone does. But as they grew in knowledge of mining and carving, having found as many taimana as there are *whetū in the sky, they grew the most isolate of all as well. Proud and, as I tend to say, stubborn too. Lies and deceit, in their eyes, will be remembered as long as stone lasts. The legend about the Pō is that their toa cannot be moved by sight of force and that in *'putakari' their hearts become like solid rock; immovable and merciless. However, they covet loyalty far more than their taimana, and once made as allies they will fight for you as if you're one of them. But to gain an alliance requires the patience and persistence of an artist who carves his *'waituhi' in rock.

One mātāwaka that probably has the most mesmerizing gift is the Āngi-Hapori, the family of air. They are, at first sight, nothing too special. Their stature does not exactly represent a legacy of mighty toa, or the physical strength of the Pō. And they seem to be more like *'Tira', which is why they are also known as the Tira-Hapori. They travel to wherever the wind seems to take them, and they visit most of the other Hapori whenever the hearts of their *'Poumatua' move them. But what makes them so special is their *'Mōhio i te Pao'. They seem to be able to make a musical tool out of almost anything: stone, wood, animal skin, hair, branches, or even a combinations of those. And they have developed the *'Aheinga tautitotito' so well, legend says that their songs make fierce toa want to calm down, kowhaea to sing while giving birth, teach taitamaiti to talk at an early age, and that wild animals will follow them out of free will. The Tira are the most humble of all, living wherever they can, having no great wealth like the Pōwhatu, or fierce warriors like the Ahi. They travel almost everywhere, but mostly they are welcomed by the Kātao and the Wao, for these three are the best of allies. The Wao are probably the strongest, and the Kātao the wisest, but the Tira are by far the best singers. And they do love visiting their friends of the water and the forests. They share good stories and give knowledge to each other freely. The Tira enjoy teaching the Kātao and Wao how to sing, and the Kātao are always pleased to use music, for it is in their eyes the best way to express the feeling of the music of water. And the Wao are equally pleased, for the deep forests of Waoku, Ngaruru and Ngahere Horomata make the music they make echo on, as if the trees carry on the song long after they themselves have stopped singing. And the Tira gain knowledge from these people about the beauty and power of water and the careful carving of wood so that it matches their instruments perfectly. Indeed, the Tira are the easiest to make friends with and have the kindest of heart. Their only weakness, however, may be that they do not care about fighting. And their toa are, sadly, not trained in the arts of warfare, only in the arts of music.

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TRANSLATED WORDS:
*'taimana' = diamonds
*'peara' = pearls
*whetū = star/stars (as in the stars in the heavens)
*'putakari' = heat of battle
*'waituhi' = painting/drawing (of art)
*'Tira' = travelling people/company of travellers/choir
*'Poumatua' = Chief/Leader
*'Mōhio i te Pao' = Knowledge of the Song
*'Aheinga Tautitotito' = Ability to Sing
''Traveller'' - ch1 part 2
Continuing the story of Traveller, aka Tarewa.

These are the fourth and fifth Hapori of the Seven.

Any questions, just let me know! :D
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                    Traveller: chapter 1 - The Seven families of Taimaui
                              The Ahi, the Kātao and the Wao

The story of our traveller begins even before he was born. It started when our people first came to this great island. How we got there no one remembers, but some believe Taimaui was the *'Te Homai i te Atua' so that we, His *'Tamariki', could have a place to live and learn the ways of living.
Because the island was so large and unknown, the people who were once One decided to split up to discover the land and learn its ways through individual discoveries. The different groups, which are remembered to be seven in total, went their own directions and formed what we call *'mātāwaka'. After some years, these seven mātāwaka began bearing their own names and began thinking of words to describe what they saw. But many of those description words were different in each mātāwaka, because we were far away from each other, and we became more and more independent and separated in tongue and way of living.
After many generations, just a few generations before Tarewa was born, the seven mātāwaka, now branches of our ancient family tree, were known by these names:

Ahi-hapori, the family of fire. They were the brightest of mind and quickly discovered how to use fire for construction and warmth and light. They lived mostly in the centre of Taimaui, where there was *'Maunga o te Whaitiri', a volcano that they admired, worshipped even, for its majesty and power and as the giver of fire. Despite the danger of an angry outburst of Maunga o te Whaitiri, which often resulted in some of their homes destroyed and loved ones lost, the Ahi-Hapori would rather stay there than anywhere else. When a fight was inevitable, they would mark themselves with the chalk of burned wood and paint themselves in their own fashion, which was full of style and could intimidate many a brave warrior.
Then there is the Kātau-Hapori, or Kā-Hapori in short, the family of water. They were the most patient and relaxed of all, and would rather negotiate their ways out of trouble above fighting, in which they seldom failed. And, frankly, legend says it that their voices were so adapted to the sound of water that you could almost feel the power of water coming out of their words whenever you talked to one. They could talk as peacefully as a little creek, thinking but not worrying about what comes next; they could also speak with the fury of a big waterfall which could even make the most impatient of warriors consider their intentions twice. These people lived near rivers or the seas, preferably where a river would meet the sea, admiring the way how the sweet water of the rivers dances with the salt water of the ocean. They believe that Atua created this to show how a *'Tāne', represented by the rivers, should treat his *'Hoa Wahine', represented by the ocean. As they would say: "The river longs to be with the ocean, and the ocean longs to be where the river starts; but the river stays above the ocean. If both wait patiently, they will meet the right spot and be joined together to become One again, and the waves will receive the streams."
One of the best allies of Kā-Hapori was Wao-Hapori, the family of the forest, who lived in the four big forests of Taimaui; *'Waoku' in the north, *'Ngaruru' in central-West which lay close to Maunga o te Whaitiri, *'Ngahere Horomata' in the West and *'Kūwao' in the West-South which covered many caves and cliffs. These people soon mastered the craftsmanship of wood far better than that of the other Hapori, being able to build vast huts of wood with beautiful carvings that were as elegant as the river flows, but as strong as the big trees of the forests they lived in. They had the mastery of crafting tools made of wood only, light in the hand and strong for use, carved and decorated in the way of the one who made it, so that everyone knew to whom a tool belonged (this would often pass on to the next generation). They made huts in the trees to see far and wide, an ability admired by nearly all the other Hapori. But perhaps their most treasured ability was to make *'whaka' in all sizes. With these they could go down a stream without effort, a way of travelling a lot faster than on foot, and with the invention of the *'hoeroa' they could even go up the river. They had a deep love for the forests and its plants and animals, and they saw the rivers that flowed through their forests and past their *'kaianga' as the power that gave life to all they have. These people were very reliable as an ally, very fierce as an adversary, and they were swift to act. Many marriages of friendship happened between the Wao-Hapori and the Kā-Hapori because of their shared love for the rivers. And often races in the whaka were being held as amusement or when the best of the *'toa' were competing for the hand of a *'pirinihehe' from one or the other side.

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TRANSLATED WORDS:
*'toa' = warriors
*'Te Homai i te Atua' = the Gift from God
*'Tamariki' = Children
*'mātāwaka' = tribes
*'Waoku' = "Dense", as in dense forest, the biggest forest of Taimaui
*'Ngaruru' = "Abundant" (e.g. rich in soil), the healthiest forest of Taimaui
*'Ngahere Horomata' = "Virgin", the smallest inhabited forest of Taimaui
*'Kūwao' = "Wild", the most dangerous forest of Taimaui
*'Maunga i te Whaitiri' = Mountain of Fire
*'Tāne' = Man/husband
*'Hoa Wahine' = Woman/wife
*'whaka' = canoes/light, thin boats
*'hoeroa' = paddles
*'kaianga' = village(s)
*'pirinihehe' = princess/young lady of royalty
''Traveller'' - ch1 part 1
Continuing the story of "Traveller", aka Tarewa.

If you have any questions, just let me know. :)
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                                   "Traveller" - intro

A long time ago, long before our elders were born, there was the island of Taimaui. Where is it located, you ask? I am afraid I do not know, not even our elders know it. But we know it was somewhere beyond the horizon, in the direction from where the sun sets down.

Legend says it that once the island of Taimaui was large and long, like the broken tail of a *'Whai Repo'. It was so long, it felt like walking from one side of *'Nuku' to the other. It had vast open spaces, beaches with many trees and even beaches with no trees or seas at all; it had ranges and mountains of immeasurable sizes! Small creeks high up the hills would lessen a thirsty mouth, and the powerful rivers at the feet of the mountains would bring the deep *'Puoro o te Kātao' to your ears and heart to still your spirit. And, according to the *'Pūrākau' of the Elders, the music of the water, which can be heard in the many waterfalls and streams of Taimaui, contains notes from the *'Puoro o te Orokohanga' sung by *'Raukatauri'. That is why my people love to live our lives close to water.

But now it is in our oldest stories of history, sinking ever more into the *'moana' and the setting sun gently touches down on Taimaui, like a *'Kowhaea' putting a warm blanket over her *'Taitamaiti'.

I, Rohowa, do not know what life was like on that island apart from stories. For not even the *'koro' of my *'pāpara' has lived there. But yet, the same life blood flows through our veins, and the story happened on the same Nuku. So the story has not been completely lost. It is being told from generation to generation. One day my pāpara will pass away, and I will become the *'Ariki Tapairu', and it will be my turn to tell the story of our elders' elders.
This is the story of the time when our people were travellers. The story of *'Mātua o te  Tarewa'.



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TRANSLATED WORDS:
*Puoro o te Kātao = Music of the Water
*Pūrākau = ancient legend/story/myth
*Puoro o te Orokohanga = Music of Creation
*Raukatauri = atua of music/god of music
*Whai Repo = sting ray
*moana = ocean/sea
*Kowhaea = mother
*Taitamaiti = child
*pāpara = father/dad
*koro = grandfather/poppa
*Nuku = Earth
*Ariki Tapairu = Chieftain/Chief/Tribal Leader/First born of Royal Blood
*Mātua o te Tarewa = The First Traveller
''Traveller'' - intro
It's funny, when I get bored I always feel like writing a story :shrug dunno why!

But anyway, this story is about a guy named Tarewa which means Traveller. He lives on a long island with his tribe, along with other tribes on the island.
It's like a story before the time of the colonies, when there was no mingling or communication between white and coloured people. It's mostly tribal based, so some things that you may find odd nowadays would be seen as normal to the characters in this story.
What I hope to reach with this is to share what a tribal live looks like.
I've learned quite a lot from Maori people in New Zealand ;) so I thought it would be cool to share that knowledge in the form of a story!


God bless!
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Isaiah 40:31 - story of the eager eagle

Isaiah 40:31
"Those who trust in (wait patiently for) the Lord will find new strength. They will soar high on wings like eagles; they will run and not grow weary, they will walk and not faint."

This is a verse that is a very personal one for me. I tend to be full of zeal, but then I forget to be patient. That I am like a young eagle, eager to fly, dreaming of it all day, but I cannot fly just yet.

And the Father (here represented as the adult eagle) looks at my dreams and knows that I have those dreams. And, as with all eagle parents, He knows I want to rise and fly, but if I go out of the nest too soon I will fall because I am not strong enough yet!

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"father, I want to fly! I keep dreaming of flying! I want to fly high and soar above the mountains! Why can't I go now!?"
"Because, my son, I love you! And I know how full of zeal you are, as I once was, but for your safety you must be patient and wait until you're strong enough."
"But WHEN will that be?!"
"Soon, my son. In My timing. Trust me, your time to fly will come!"

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                                   "Traveller" - intro

A long time ago, long before our elders were born, there was the island of Taimaui. Where is it located, you ask? I am afraid I do not know, not even our elders know it. But we know it was somewhere beyond the horizon, in the direction from where the sun sets down.

Legend says it that once the island of Taimaui was large and long, like the broken tail of a *'Whai Repo'. It was so long, it felt like walking from one side of *'Nuku' to the other. It had vast open spaces, beaches with many trees and even beaches with no trees or seas at all; it had ranges and mountains of immeasurable sizes! Small creeks high up the hills would lessen a thirsty mouth, and the powerful rivers at the feet of the mountains would bring the deep *'Puoro o te Kātao' to your ears and heart to still your spirit. And, according to the *'Pūrākau' of the Elders, the music of the water, which can be heard in the many waterfalls and streams of Taimaui, contains notes from the *'Puoro o te Orokohanga' sung by *'Raukatauri'. That is why my people love to live our lives close to water.

But now it is in our oldest stories of history, sinking ever more into the *'moana' and the setting sun gently touches down on Taimaui, like a *'Kowhaea' putting a warm blanket over her *'Taitamaiti'.

I, Rohowa, do not know what life was like on that island apart from stories. For not even the *'koro' of my *'pāpara' has lived there. But yet, the same life blood flows through our veins, and the story happened on the same Nuku. So the story has not been completely lost. It is being told from generation to generation. One day my pāpara will pass away, and I will become the *'Ariki Tapairu', and it will be my turn to tell the story of our elders' elders.
This is the story of the time when our people were travellers. The story of *'Mātua o te  Tarewa'.



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TRANSLATED WORDS:
*Puoro o te Kātao = Music of the Water
*Pūrākau = ancient legend/story/myth
*Puoro o te Orokohanga = Music of Creation
*Raukatauri = atua of music/god of music
*Whai Repo = sting ray
*moana = ocean/sea
*Kowhaea = mother
*Taitamaiti = child
*pāpara = father/dad
*koro = grandfather/poppa
*Nuku = Earth
*Ariki Tapairu = Chieftain/Chief/Tribal Leader/First born of Royal Blood
*Mātua o te Tarewa = The First Traveller

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18 years old

Love drawing, Praise music (like Hill-song United), playing sports, hiking, reading...so forth.

G'day, name's Warren.
I've been on DA for more than a year, and so far it has really helped me find my style of art and favorite things.
I have finally finished school (in the Netherlands) and am hoping and praying for something new - like moving to New Zealand! :D

I'm a Christian, have been since 5 years old, and will always be. I love Jesus!
If you want to know more about Him, I am always open for a chat.
As a matter of fact, I'm nearly always open for a chat ;)

I do requests and fan-art, and am still pondering about possible comic(s)s. So if you have something you'd like to be drawn, note me and I'll respond a.s.a.p.

I'm single, but not interested in online dating or whatsoever. Unless you happen to live nearby, it's an automatic nay. Just wanted to clear that out.

That's about it for now,

Cheers folks and God bless you!

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tessaharmse Featured By Owner Dec 28, 2016  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Hey, would you mind checking my comic out?:) (Smile) 
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Truth-lover3712 Featured By Owner Dec 28, 2016  Hobbyist General Artist
I wouldn't mind at all, mate! :)
Where's that again?
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smaugthegolden123 Featured By Owner Dec 23, 2016
and not sound negative but how will you help me
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Truth-lover3712 Featured By Owner Dec 23, 2016  Hobbyist General Artist
Well, it depends on what you need help with :)
And you don't sound negative at all, bro! ;)
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smaugthegolden123 Featured By Owner Dec 24, 2016
thanks
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No worries!
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smaugthegolden123 Featured By Owner Dec 23, 2016
thank you 
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Truth-lover3712 Featured By Owner Dec 23, 2016  Hobbyist General Artist
You're welcome ;)
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thanks
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Thanks for the watch! :la:
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