Auckland Libraries: Māori in the First World War

Māori in the First World War

Māori i te Pakanga Tuatahi o te Ao

​World War 1 saw Māori soldiers serve for the first time in a major conflict wiith the New Zealand Army. 

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Maori in the Great War

James Cowan

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"Maori form a significant proportion of the modern New Zealand Army, and Maori officers have achieved the very highest commands, Their unique culture is deeply embedded in its tradition and daily routines; celebrated by Maori (indigenous) and pakeha (non-indigenous)...

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New Zealand's great war

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This book is a collection of essays arising out of the 'Zealandia's Great War' conference organised by the New Zealand Military History Committee in November 2003. In 32 essays by distinguished military historians from New Zealand and around the world,...

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He Tipua

Ranginui Walker

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A biography of Maori leader, Sir Apirana Ngata. It describes in detail the huge impact Ngata had on the social, cultural, economic and political landscape of New Zealand and how he created a new path of reconciliation between Maori and Pakeha and helped...

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Home little Māori home

Rikihana Carkeek

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Rikihana Carkeek's ... narrative recounts the day-to-day experiences of a young soldier in the First Maori Contingent which participated in the Dardanelles Campaign of the Great War.

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New Zealand and the First World War, 1914-1919

Damien Fenton

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"New Zealand and the First World War dynamically illustrates 50 key episodes of our wartime life. Featuring over 500 images, many previously unpublished, the book comes with a host of memorabilia: fold-out maps; posters; booklets; letters; postcards....

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Te Hokowhitu a Tu

Christopher Pugsley

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Christopher Pugsley was born in 1947 in New Zealand. He is a military historian who became interested in writing as an army officer when he wrote a book and contributed to a documentary about New Zealand's involvement in the Gallipoli campaign. In 1987...

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Te Puea

Michael King

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"Te Puea Herangi, whom Professor John Pocock identified as 'possibly the most influential woman in our political history', wanted an honest biography of her turbulent life. 'I want the truth told and nothing but the truth,' she told a Pakeha journalist....

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Te Rangi Hiroa

J. B. (John Bell) Condliffe

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This book on the life of Sir Peter Buck details his career as a home-made anthropologist, his work as a physician, a reluctant polititian, and his work in Polynesia.

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The Maoris in the Great War

James Cowan

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A fascinating history of New Zealand's Maoris in the great war, which, befitting their reputation as warriors, stretched from their baptism of fire at Gallipoli's Anzac Cove to the western front.

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The Maori action song

Jennifer Shennan

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This book is a discussion of Maori action songs. They include simple love ditties and notably the songs of proud farewell and the joyous sad welcomes to soldiers returning from both World Wars.

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