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This is a biography of one of New Zealand's first international media celebrities, Makereti (1873-1930). The daughter of a Maori mother and a Pakeha father, Makereti was brought up by her Maori extended family until she was sent to boarding school. She became well-k... read more

Makereti: Taking Maori to the World
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Manawa Hine �� literally ��Female Heart�� �� retells the stories of four famed Maori heroines, each of whom swam against the tide in their own way. Kahe te Rau o te Rangi swam from Kapiti Island to... read more

Manawa Hine : Women Who Swam Against the Tide
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Pronounce and understand Maori place names with the new fourth edition of A.W. Reed's classic guide to meanings and origins of names across New Zealand. From Ahaura to Whitianga, this handily sized book is the definitive guide to over 2300 of the most comm... read more

Maori Place Names: Their Meanings and Origins
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This photograph-rich book shows and describes the process of carving, covering the types of materials and tools used, the carving strokes and surface patterns and different regional styles. It shows the range of items carved from meeting houses to musical... read more

Maori Carving: The Art of Recording Maori History
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 Maori

Awards:Winner of Nga Kupu Ora History Book Award 2011.

In traditional Maori knowledge, the weather, birds, fish and trees, sun and moon are related to each other, and to the people of the land, the tangata whenua. It is truly an interconnected world - a vast family of which humans are children of the earth and sky, an... read more

Te Taiao Maori and The Natural World
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 Maori

This book, first published in 1992, offers Pakeha New Zealanders an insight into Maori thought and values and the basis for the sort of understanding and partnership that should exist between Pakeha and Maori. It also presents a new perspective from which long-held Pakeha value... read more

Exploring Maori Values
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 Maori

This is the second volume of a new edition of a classic work, the annotated collection of waiata made by a distinguished Maori leader and scholar and previously published in four volumes by the Polynesian Society with English transl... read more

Nga Moteatea Part 2 : The Songs - Scattered Pieces from many canoe areas
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 Maori

This is the third volume of a new edition of a classic work, the annotated collection of waiata made by the distinguished Maori leader and scholar Sir Apirana Ngata and previously published in four volumes by the Polynesian Society with English translations of the first th... read more

Nga Moteatea: The Songs: Pt. 3
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 Maori

Do women have the right to speak on a marae? How should one respond to the wero? Who speaks first and last during whai korero? When do the manuhiri present their koha to the tangata whenua? These and many other questions are answered in this invaluable introdu... read more

Te Marae: A Guide to Customs and Protocol
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 Maori

Anyone can learn to make a plaited kete, one of the oldest and most popular of Maori art forms, from the leaves of New Zealand flax (phormium tenax). Te Mahi Kete gives detailed, step-by-step instructions, illustrated with numerous line drawings and black-and... read more

Te Mahi Kete: Maori Flaxwork for Beginners
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Tikanga Maori is the authoritative and accessible introduction to understanding the correct Maori ways of doing things as they were done in the past, as they are done in the present - and as they may yet be.
In this revised edition, Hirini Mead ... read more

Tikanga Maori: Living by Maori Values (Revised edition)
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 Maori

Awards:Winner of Royal Society of New Zealand Science Book Prize 2015. Winner Ockham New Zealand Book Awards - Illustrated Non-Fiction 2016 and Nga Kupu Ora History Book Award 2015.

A landmark publication, Tangata Whenua portrays the sweep of Maori history from Pacific origins to the twenty-first century. Through narrative and images, it offers a striking overview of the past, grounded in specific localities and histories. Fifteen chapters b... read more

Tangata Whenua: An Illustrated History
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