Tagged: taniwha

Elves Stop Construction - Skepticon

Darcy Cowan Dec 24, 2013

A couple of years ago I wrote a post about Taniwha and whether their alleged presence should constitute a stop sign for construction projects. At the time I was responding to an article which proposed just that on the grounds that the Taniwha claims could represent indigenous knowledge of the area relevant to construction. I [&hellip … Read More

Thoughts About Taniwhas - Skepticon

Darcy Cowan Jun 14, 2011

This is probably a very ill considered post. I do feel compelled to write something on this subject however. Today in the NZ Herald Kepa Morgan has a piece relating why we should listen when Maori raise concerns regarding respect for the traditional dwelling places of Taniwha. I think he raises a very good point [...] … Read More