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Funkhaus  by Hinemoana Baker

Funkhaus

Hinemoana Baker

Book

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Te manu huna a Tāne

Te manu huna a Tāne

Book

"This special photobook documents a wānanga or class for three generations of women from Ngāti Torehina Ki Matakā to learn the customary practice of pelting North Island brown kiwi so their feathers can be used for weaving. This passing on of customa...

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He haumaru te noho a Tireniko  by June Allen

He haumaru te noho a Tireniko

June Allen

Picture book

The fantasy creature Tireniko models safe behaviour in situations where many children are at risk. It includes safety at train crossings, road safety, learning to swim, taking care by the BBQ and much more.

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Te whānau kauri  by Suzy Cato

Te whānau kauri

Suzy Cato

Picture book

"Depicts the natural treasures that may be found in a kauri forest. Spot the kiwi, the tuatara, the weta and more - even the twinkling Matariki stars above the treetops"--Publisher information.

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Twinkle, twinkle little eyes  by Ann 1968- author. Dickson

Twinkle, twinkle little eyes

Ann 1968- author. Dickson

Picture book

A lttle girl shows us what she does for Matariki (New Year): take action, remember those who came before, and share food. Written in the style of 'Twinkle twinkle little star.'

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Ocean for Kiwi babies  by Fraser Williamson

Ocean for Kiwi babies

Fraser Williamson

Picture book

"This ... illustrated board book introduces babies to the sea creatures of Aotearoa in English and in Maori"--Publisher information.

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Pīpī kiwi  by Helen J. (Helen Joy) Taylor

Pīpī kiwi

Helen J. (Helen Joy) Taylor

Picture book

"Young Kiwi Iti waits impatiently for his baby sister, Pīpī Kiwi, to hatch. Will she ever arrive? When will she be ready to play with him? His father Kiwi Nui explains to him that love takes time"--Publisher information.

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Vehicles for Kiwi babies  by Fraser Williamson

Vehicles for Kiwi babies

Fraser Williamson

Picture book

"This ... illustrated board book introduces babies to the vehicles of Aotearoa in English and in Maori."--Publisher information.

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Manawa wera by Ria composer Hall

Manawa wera

Ria composer Hall

Music CD

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Ko Rodrick kei runga  by Jeff author. Kinney

Ko Rodrick kei runga

Jeff author. Kinney

Book

"Whatever you do, don't ask Greg Heffley how he spent his summer holidays, because he definitely doesn't want to talk about it. As Greg enters the new school year, he's eager to put the past three months behind him... and one event in particular. Unf...

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Ngā waka aituā  by Sharon Holt

Ngā waka aituā

Sharon Holt

Picture book

"This book teaches the Māori words for emergency vehicles — and includes some sirens! The illustrations reflect how those emergency vehicles look in a New Zealand setting, and give plenty of opportunities for children to make predictions about what m...

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The twelve days of Kiwi Christmas

The twelve days of Kiwi Christmas

Picture book

"A new take on the song The Twelve Days of Christmas featuring popular kiwiana"--Publisher description.

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Kia kaha!  by June Pitman-Hayes

Kia kaha!

June Pitman-Hayes

Picture book

"From singer-songwriter June Pitman-Hayes comes this rousing and fortifying new waiata for Kiwi children from all backgrounds. This heart-warming story and song celebrates the strength in community"--Publisher information.

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No Māori allowed  by Robert E. author. Bartholomew

No Māori allowed

Robert E. author. Bartholomew

Book

There was a time when Māori were: barred from public toilets, segregated at the cinema & swimming baths, refused alcohol, haircuts & taxi rides, forced to stand for white bus passengers, not allowed to attend school with other students. It happened in...

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Te haerenga  by Sharon Holt

Te haerenga

Sharon Holt

Picture book

A children's song introducing Māori language vocabulary for different parts of New Zealand.

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Lore and history of the South Island Māori  by W. A. (William Anderson) Taylor

Lore and history of the South Island Māori

W. A. (William Anderson) Taylor

Book

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Kei te peke ahau  by Sharon Holt

Kei te peke ahau

Sharon Holt

Picture book

A song about children behaving like various animals. Includes guitar chords. Suggested level: junior.

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Whakapuaki  by Robyn Kahukiwa

Whakapuaki

Robyn Kahukiwa

Book

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Kia mau  by Tina Ngata

Kia mau

Tina Ngata

Book

"This book is a compilation of essays written by Tina Ngata about New Zealand's TUIA 250 Commemorations of James Cook's voyages to New Zealand and the Pacific. The author is highly critical of the decision by the NZ government to commit funding and r...

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Te Reo Maori  by David Karena-Holmes

Te Reo Maori

David Karena-Holmes

Book

The use of te reo Maori in daily New Zealand life is snowballing, as is demand for resources to make learning the language efficient and enjoyable. This book helps answer that demand. Here in simple terms is a thorough guide to the building blocks of...

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Life as a casketeer  by Francis Tipene

Life as a casketeer

Francis Tipene

Book

"Francis and Kaiora Tipene aren't your typical funeral directors. With their famous humour and big-hearted personalities, the TVNZ and Netflix reality TV stars are changing the way we think about death and grief. Life as a casketeer reveals how Francis...

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Niue rising  by Toke Talogi

Niue rising

Toke Talogi

Book

"This is a biography of Sir Toke Tufukia Talagi and his life from a small island in the Pacific to a knight of the realm. It covers his life work and his experiences as a businessman and into politics and the premiership. He was a reluctant politician...

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The boys in the waka ama  by Angie Belcher

The boys in the waka ama

Angie Belcher

Picture book

"Tahi, rua, toru, wha! Hoea to waka! Meet the team of boys who are training hard for the big competition in this exciting story about waka ama racing!"--Publisher information.

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Kuwi & friends Māori picture dictionary  by Katherine Q. (Katherine Quin) Merewether

Kuwi & friends Māori picture dictionary

Katherine Q. (Katherine Quin) Merew...

Book

Beginners Maori Language Picture Dictionary, for the whole family. From the #1 bestselling and award-winning author and illustrator of the Kuwi the Kiwi series, Kat Merewether, comes a large scale, stunningly illustrated visual dictionary. Full of over...

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Mission girl  by Fleur Beale

Mission girl

Fleur Beale

Book

"When her tribe is defeated in battle, Atapō is captured and becomes a slave of her enemies. Freedom seems impossible; the penalty for runaway slaves is death. But when sickness strikes the village, Atapō is blamed, and now it is even more dangerous to...

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He rau murimuri aroha

He rau murimuri aroha

Book

"This publication includes contributions from several Māori women scholars active in research and community initiatives. These writers speak to their understandings relating to the emerging field of historical trauma and healing research, including the...

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He ara uru ora  by Tākirirangi Smith

He ara uru ora

Tākirirangi Smith

Book

Examines Māori "cultural knowledge" and traditional systems belief for healing and dealing with traumas in life on a personal level and within the community.

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A Māori phrase a day  by Hēmi author. Kelly

A Māori phrase a day

Hēmi author. Kelly

Book

"A Maori phrase a day offers a simple, fun and practical entry into the Maori language. Through its 365 phrases, you will learn the following- - Everyday uses - English translations - Factoids and memory devices - Handy word lists Presenting the most...

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Te whānau pāmu  by Marie Waaka

Te whānau pāmu

Marie Waaka

Picture book

"Second book in a children's series with more engaging and fun characters to enjoy with your tamariki"--Publisher's website.

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Rākau  by Joanne Hakaraia

Rākau

Joanne Hakaraia

Book

"Ra = sun/light kau = to flow Ra = Sacred light u = sustenance. A plant requires sun or light to exist, just like us. e leaves draw light from the sun and turns the light into kai or food. The kai in the form of food, nourishes the body. The kai in the...

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Ko Kiwipihi  by Katherine Q. (Katherine Quin) Merewether

Ko Kiwipihi

Katherine Q. (Katherine Quin) Merew...

Picture book

"Ko wai te waewae kai kapua, te kōkō tatakī, te whanokē whakamāharo? Ko Kiwipihi!"--Back cover.

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The smelly giant  by author Kurahau

The smelly giant

author Kurahau

Picture book

"Gentle, clever Toe Jam grows to be huge, and this causes a problem because his feet smell. The bigger he gets the worse the smell. Toe Jam is kind, but the people tease him and avoid him, and finally, they make him leave and live far away. Toe Jam never...

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Wahine toa by Tapahia Heke

Wahine toa

Tapahia Heke

Graphic novel

Superhero reader Tapahia Heke sees the superhero in everyone. In this comic he sits down with 14 Maori wahine and describes their superpowers. Working across a range of different disciplines (business, design, iwi development, film, education), these...

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Reo ora : Level 1-2  by Kingi Robert J. Wiri

Reo ora : Level 1-2

Kingi Robert J. Wiri

Book

"Reo ora: a Māori language course : ko te pū, ko te more (Level 1-2) cover areas such as basic pronounciation, family genealogy, nominal sentences, counting and telling the time, verbal sentences, direct object markers, possessives, location, tenses,...

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Hoihoi turituri  by author Soledad

Hoihoi turituri

author Soledad

Picture book

Describes the different sounds made by animals and various objects.

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Māui's taonga tales

Māui's taonga tales

Book

"Māui, the great Pacific hero and trickster tells the stories from both long ago and recent times, the tales of some of the taonga held at Aotearoa New Zealand's famous national museum, Te Papa"--Publisher information.

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He paki taonga i a Māui

He paki taonga i a Māui

Book

"Māui, the great Pacific hero and trickster tells the stories from both long ago and recent times, the tales of some of the taonga held at Aotearoa New Zealand's famous national museum, Te Papa"--Publisher information.

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Pākehā settlements in a Māori world  by Ian W. G. Smith

Pākehā settlements in a Māori world

Ian W. G. Smith

Book

"Introducing general readers to New Zealand archaeology, Pākehā Settlements in a Māori World tells the story of the first European encounters with a new land. This is a fascinating approach to history through material culture, documenting a period of...

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Pito mata  by Pania Papa

Pito mata

Pania Papa

Picture book

The term Pito Mata is used in some contexts to express the notion of potential. Pito Mata acknowledges the potential within 0-5 year old children.

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Haare Williams words of a kaumātua  by Haare Williams

Haare Williams words of a kaumātua

Haare Williams

Book

"A kaumatua reflects in poetry and prose, in te reo and English, on his journey from te ao Maori on the East Coast to contemporary Auckland. Ko te kopara anake e tarere ki te puihi o te makauri. Oti rawa! Kia oti rawa e!.. This book edited and introduced...

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Tio tiamu  by author Kurahau

Tio tiamu

author Kurahau

Picture book

"Gentle, clever Toe Jam grows to be huge, and this causes a problem because his feet smell. The bigger he gets the worse the smell. Toe Jam is kind, but the people tease him and avoid him, and finally, they make him leave and live far away. Toe Jam never...

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Hauora  by author New Zealand. Waitangi Tribunal

Hauora

author New Zealand. Waitangi Tribun...

Book

"This is the Waitangi Tribunal's report into claims concerning the ways the primary health care system in New Zealand has been legislated, administered, funded and held to account by the Crown since the passing of the New Zealand Public Health and Di...

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Te reo Māori i te ao o te ture  by Alana Thomas

Te reo Māori i te ao o te ture

Alana Thomas

Book

"To help lawyers and law students understand Māori language and culture in the context of New Zealand law"--Publisher information.

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Arapū toi  by Moira Wairama

Arapū toi

Moira Wairama

Book

"This book is a Taoanga (precious thing) for children from early childhood to Primary/Intermediate school level. Featuring poems and illustrations for each letter of the Maori alphabet. " --Back cover.

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Salutary punishment  by Ian Church

Salutary punishment

Ian Church

Book

The publishing of this book has been a long-awaited event for those who knew the years of research Ian Church put into it. The content will be to some, a story they have never been told, particularly the Pakakohi story, but it is a part of our past we...

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Nga aro-takaro  by Harko Brown

Nga aro-takaro

Harko Brown

Book

"Aro-takaro are the 'face' of traditional Maori games. They are the iconic implements associated with indigenous games practices, rituals and protocols. A testament to their prolific ancient uses are the numerous games artefacts, vividly etched in...

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Crafting Aotearoa

Crafting Aotearoa

Book

A major new history of craft that spans three centuries of making and thinking in Aotearoa New Zealand and the wider Moana (Pacific). Paying attention to Pakeha (European New Zealanders), Maori, and island nations of the wider Moana, and old and new ...

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Te kī taurangi a puanga  by Kirsty Wadsworth

Te kī taurangi a puanga

Kirsty Wadsworth

Picture book

"There is a bright new star in the winter sky -- Puanga, cousin to the Matariki sisters. Each year, she appears to the people of Aotearoa, a special sign (for those unable to see Matariki) that winter and the Māori new year are coming. With themes of...

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Protest Tautohetohe  by Stephanie Gibson

Protest Tautohetohe

Stephanie Gibson

Book

"For a small, peaceful democracy in the South Pacific, New Zealand has had its fair share of major protest issues, and over the decades New Zealanders have become adept at mobilising around causes. From protest about war – be it the New Zealand Wars,...

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Whāriki  by Merata Kawharu

Whāriki

Merata Kawharu

Book

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Sun tamer by Vincent Egan

Sun tamer

Vincent Egan

Graphic novel

Retelling of the legend in which Māui comes up with a plan to slow the Sun's passage through the sky. In graphic novel format.

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Teach your dog Māori  by Anne Cakebread

Teach your dog Māori

Anne Cakebread

Book

"A light-hearted, fully-illustrated retro-style picture book with 60+ words and phrases for you to practise your Maori with your furry best friend. Suitable as a first introduction to Maori for learners of all ages, for tourists who would like a fun way...

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Southern nights  by Naomi Arnold

Southern nights

Naomi Arnold

Book

Meet the night sky, Down Under. From eclipses to aurorae, comets to constellations, this is the story of the night sky above Aotearoa New Zealand. It looks at what is special about our southern skies, which have only been explored very recently compared...

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True story  by Robyn Kahukiwa

True story

Robyn Kahukiwa

Book

"The story of James Cook, the British naval captain who was sent by his King George III to find and claim new lands in the southern hemisphere"--Back cover.

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Te Kirihimete i whakakorea

Te Kirihimete i whakakorea

Picture book

"There are just a few days to go before Christmas, and everyone's busy putting up decorations, preparing food and getting ready for the big day. Then comes the shock news - Santa's cancelled Christmas. Santa had so many disasters last year that he can't...

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The Cook voyages encounters  by Janet M. author. Davidson

The Cook voyages encounters

Janet M. author. Davidson

Book

"Widely respected Pacific scholar Janet Davidson details the collection of Māori, Pacific and Native American objects associated with Cook's three voyages of exploration in the Pacific between 1768 and 1779 held at the Museum of New Zealand Te Papa.....

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Rebuilding the kāinga  by Jade Kake

Rebuilding the kāinga

Jade Kake

Book

Home can and should be a source of wellbeing, a place that connects us to our whanau, community, land, culture and history. Pre-nineteenth-century Maori society was complex: rich tribal economies were built and flourished, and there was a focus on valuing...

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Soldiers, scouts & spies  by Cliff Simons

Soldiers, scouts & spies

Cliff Simons

Book

"Soldiers, Scouts and Spies offers a unique insight into the major campaigns fought between 1845 and 1864 by British troops, their militia and Māori allies, and Māori iwi and coalitions.It was a time of rapid technological change. Māori were quick to...

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Kua tae mai te Pō  by Sharon Holt

Kua tae mai te Pō

Sharon Holt

Book

"This book follows the traditional Christmas story, told simply in te reo Māori. The beautiful melody of the song that accompanies the book is a perfect match for the gorgeous illustrations."--Publisher's description.

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Ngā waka aituā  by Sharon Holt

Ngā waka aituā

Sharon Holt

Book

"This book teaches the Māori words for emergency vehicles — and includes some sirens! The illustrations reflect how those emergency vehicles look in a New Zealand setting, and give plenty of opportunities for children to make predictions about what m...

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Huia short stories. 13, Contemporary Māori fiction.

Huia short stories. 13, Contemporary Māori fiction.

Book

"Here are the best short stories from the Pikihuia Awards for Māori writers 2019 as judged by Scotty Morrison, Robyn Bargh, Tuehu Harris, Whiti Hereaka, Poia Rewi and Carol Hirschfeld. This competition, run by the Māori Literature Trust and Huia Publishers,...

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Colours around us = Ngā tae huri noa  by Katie Kool

Colours around us = Ngā tae huri noa

Katie Kool

Picture book

A blingual book in Māori and English featuring various colours found in nature and the everyday objects around us.

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Numbers around us  by Katie Kool

Numbers around us

Katie Kool

Picture book

A bilingual book in Māori and English featuring animals, birds and plants grouped in numbers up to ten.

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Shapes around us = Ngā āhuahanga huri noa  by Katie Kool

Shapes around us = Ngā āhuahanga huri noa

Katie Kool

Picture book

A board book in Māori and English featuring various shapes found in nature and everyday objects around us.

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Twinkle, twinkle, little star = Tīrama, tīrama, whetu riki e  by Renee Chin

Twinkle, twinkle, little star = Tīrama, tīrama, whetu riki e

Renee Chin

Picture book

"Who delivers mail to the birds of New Zealand? Join Ruru, the New Zealand native owl, while she delivers the mail to her avian friends like Tui and Piwakawaka at night . Discover which birds are nocturnal and track the Southern Cross constellation as...

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Te whakatautōnga a Māui i te Rā  by Donovan Bixley

Te whakatautōnga a Māui i te Rā

Donovan Bixley

Book

"Donovan Bixley re-tells the story of how Maui slowed the journey of the sun through the sky each day! The traditional tale but with Donovan's unique twist and trademark humour. The pictures are bright and bring their own level of humour to the book....

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Rugby 123 = Whutupōro tahi rua toru  by Thalia Kehoe Rowden

Rugby 123 = Whutupōro tahi rua toru

Thalia Kehoe Rowden

Picture book

"This rhyming counting book will be a hit with young sports fans. Young children will love counting one to ten, in this playfully illustrated rhyming book featuring rugby; from balls and boots to match officials and spectators "--Publisher informatio...

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My first words in Māori  by Stacey Morrison

My first words in Māori

Stacey Morrison

Book

"Equips your whanau with the first words you need to speak te reo at home together. With lively pictures labelled in Māori and English, each page introduces the concepts and words children use as they first begin to talk, get to know people and explore...

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How Maui slowed the sun  by Donovan Bixley

How Maui slowed the sun

Donovan Bixley

Book

"Donovan Bixley re-tells the story of how Maui slowed the journey of the sun through the sky each day! The traditional tale but with Donovan's unique twist and trademark humour. The pictures are bright and bring their own level of humour to the book....

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Adventures of Tupaia  by Courtney Sina Meredith

Adventures of Tupaia

Courtney Sina Meredith

Book

"The incredible story of Tupaia, Tahitian priest navigator, who sailed on board the Endeavour with Captain Cook on his first voyage to Aotearoa. Follow Tupaia as he grows up in Ra'iatea, becoming a high-ranking 'arioi and master navigator. Join him as...

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Te hei tiki  by Dougal Austin

Te hei tiki

Dougal Austin

Book

Of all Maori personal adornments, the human figure pendants known as hei tiki are the most famous, highly prized and culturally iconic. This book examines and celebrates the long history of hei tiki and the enduring cultural potency of these taonga or...

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Waiata/anthems

Waiata/anthems

Music CD

"Waiata / Anthems collection features Aotearoa musical icons performing their songs in Te Reo Māori. Such notable names as Bic Runga, Tami Neilson, TEEKS, Hātea Kapa Haka and more re-interpreted and recorded their songs in collaboration with Sir Tīmoti...

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Māori at work  by Scotty author. Morrison

Māori at work

Scotty author. Morrison

Book

"A simple, practical and engaging guide to using the Maori language in and around your workplace. Maori at Work offers phrases and tips for greetings and welcoming people, emails and letters, speeches and social media, with specific chapters on the o...

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Te rataka a tama hungoingoi  by Jeff Kinney

Te rataka a tama hungoingoi

Jeff Kinney

Book

"He kino ra te noho a te tamariki. Ko Greg Heffley tetahi e mohio pai ana ki tenei. Being a kid can really stink. And no one knows this better than Greg Heffley. In this brilliant translation of Jeff Kinney's bestselling Diary of a Wimpy Kid by Heni ...

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Native son  by Witi Ihimaera

Native son

Witi Ihimaera

Book

"This is the second memoir of a remarkable Maori writer and of the living myths that inspired him at the beginning of his career. Look at him, the young man on the cover. The year is 1972, he is 28, his first book is about to be published, and he has...

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He puna kupu, he manawa aa-whenua Waikato-Tainui.

He puna kupu, he manawa aa-whenua Waikato-Tainui.

Book

"The first ever Māori dictionary specific to the Waikato-Tainui dialect"--Publisher information.

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The Māori archaeology of Te Raki Paewhenua/North Shore  by David Veart

The Māori archaeology of Te Raki Paewhenua/North Shore

David Veart

Book

"Dave’s presentation focussed on the archaeological sites of the Devonport – Takapuna peninsula, of which there are hundreds. When Pākeha began to settle in the Devonport area, settlers lived side by side with local hapu who had stone walled gardens ...

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Whatu manawa  by Matekino Lawless

Whatu manawa

Matekino Lawless

Book

This exhibition showcases signatures works, chosen from a comprehensive collection of kete dating from the 1980s to the present, along side kakahu and whariki. It is the first solo presentation of weaving by renowned weaver Matekino Lawless (Tainui),...

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Whakarongo ki ō tūpuna = Listen to your ancestors  by Darryn Joseph

Whakarongo ki ō tūpuna = Listen to your ancestors

Darryn Joseph

Picture book

"As a wise teacher grows older, she encouages her students to learn from the example of famous ancestors. She gives the next generation simple messages of days gone by: getting into nature, letting go of anger, anxiety and stress, and standing strong...

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He kare-ā-roto  by Leonie Pihama

He kare-ā-roto

Leonie Pihama

Book

"This publication 'Kare-ā-roto: Māori emotions' provides examples of the role of whakataukī within the contect of understanding Māori expressions of emotions. Whakataukī provide us with a mode of traditional oral language transmission that brings for...

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Whatu kākahu = Māori cloaks

Whatu kākahu = Māori cloaks

Book

"In this revised edition, a new chapter celebrates stunning contemporary kākahu that have come into the Te Papa collection since 2011. It also discusses the care and continuity of Māori cloak weaving from the viewpoint of weaving practitioners, researchers...

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Te whatu tāniko  by Sidney M. Mead

Te whatu tāniko

Sidney M. Mead

Book

"Sir Hirini Moko Mead's book on taniko weaving, Te Whatu Taniko, Taniko Weaving: Tradition and Technique is recognised as a key reference work to this important tradition of Maori craft. First published in 1958 and in its previous edition in 1999, the...

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Introduction to criminological thought  by Trevor Bradley

Introduction to criminological thought

Trevor Bradley

Book

"The third edition of Introduction to Criminological Thought is a comprehensive update and revision of the second edition. It reports on new and important developments in criminology in both policy and practice. It is specifically focused on, and draws...

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Māori tribes of New Zealand.

Māori tribes of New Zealand.

Book

"Explore the diversity of New Zealand through the stories and history of the Māori people. Beautifully illustrated, with maps of each tribal area, this book is ideal for those who want to know more about Aotearoa and the people who live here."--Publi...

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My body  by Donovan Bixley

My body

Donovan Bixley

Picture book

"When you look in the mirror, what do you see? Learn the words for parts of your body and practise in both English and te reo Māori"--Back cover.

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Under the sea  by Donovan author. Bixley

Under the sea

Donovan author. Bixley

Picture book

"A fun and engaging collection of all your favorite creatures found in the sea in English and te reo Māori"--Back cover.

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Te rātaka a tētahi kōhine  by Anne Frank

Te rātaka a tētahi kōhine

Anne Frank

Book

"Diary of Anne Frank from 12 June 1942 to 1 August 1944 while she, her family and four other Jews were in hiding in Amsterdam from the Nazi German occupiers of the Netherlands, during World War 2"--Publisher information.

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He huarākau  by Sharon Holt

He huarākau

Sharon Holt

Picture book

A children's song introducing Māori language vocabulary for different kinds of fruits, and promoting healthy eating.

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Picture dictionary  by Sharon Holt

Picture dictionary

Sharon Holt

Book

Picture dictionary for children introducing words and phrases in te reo Māori. Includes pronunciation tips.

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Prophecy on the river  by Judith Hoch

Prophecy on the river

Judith Hoch

Book

Lights with no apparent source, heating her back while she walks along a riverbank, initiate American anthropologist Judith Hoch into an inspiring process of spiritual renewal. In this vividly written memoir, Judith describes what happened when she and...

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A conversation with my country  by Alan Duff

A conversation with my country

Alan Duff

Book

"Returned from living in France, he views his country with fresh eyes, as it is now: homing in on the crises in parenting, our prisons, education and welfare systems, and a growing culture of entitlement that entraps Pakeha and Māori alike"--Publishe...

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When Toawaka met Cook  by Richard (Historian) Gates

When Toawaka met Cook

Richard (Historian) Gates

Book

"An account of 12 extraordinary days in November 1769, when James Cook and his Endeavour crew met Ngāti Hei chief Toawaka and his people in Mercury Bay, Coromandel, in a historic and groundbreaking encounter between Māori and European civilisations"-...

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