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Tarawera and the taniwha  by Graeme Dew

Tarawera and the taniwha

Graeme Dew

Book

"This tale based around the small village of Te Wairoa by the shores of Lake Tarawera, revolves around the life of two children, two taniwha, and the eruption of a great mountain"--Back cover.

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The standing strong house  by Reina Kahukiwa

The standing strong house

Reina Kahukiwa

Book

When Kahurangi, a kuia from Ngāti Tū Māia dies, her whare is left neglected until, hundreds of years later, it is reclaimed by a community in need and becomes a source of strength and identity.

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Engaging with Māori for success in business  by Shelly Davies

Engaging with Māori for success in business

Shelly Davies

Book

"This handbook promises to raise your awareness of things Māori, providing you with a broad range of insights at a basic level. It’s not iwi-specific or comprehensive, but it is a good foundation, easy to understand, and immediately applicable. It’s...

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Moriori  by Rhys Richards

Moriori

Rhys Richards

Book

"Although they were the last part of the habitable world to receive human residents, the Chatham Islands at 44 degrees south, are windy and wet, but in no way sub-Antarctic. Tradition records that four double-canoes drifted to 'Rekohu', apparently before...

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Heke tangata  by B. H. Easton

Heke tangata

B. H. Easton

Book

"Heke Tangata can broadly be translated as `migration of the people', and in this book economist Brian Easton tracks the major relocations Maori have made into the cities and market economy since 1945. The book's first part provides a narrative of the...

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Mauao  by Tamoe Matire Ngata

Mauao

Tamoe Matire Ngata

Book

Retelling the story of ancestral mountain Mauao in both Te Reo Maori and English.

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Ko Mauao te maunga by Debbie McCauly

Ko Mauao te maunga

Debbie McCauly

Book

The history of Mauao, along with the legend, is one of heartbreak and struggle, but is also one of endurance, strength and unity. Mauao stands guard at the entrance to Te Awanui, the Tauranga Harbour. At over two million years old, he is a tipuna and...

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Huka-piata me ngā para pātiotio  by Geraldine Brophy

Huka-piata me ngā para pātiotio

Geraldine Brophy

Book

"Ko Huka-Piata me te Para-Pātiotio he auaha-whakangahau, ko tāna e takune ai ka kawea te kaupapa o te kaitiakitanga ki ngā tamariki me o rātou whānau. Kua tuhia e Geraldine Brophy mā ngā tamaiti 4-9 te tau. Kua tūria te paki-tiaki-whenua ki Taitā, he...

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Tu tangata

Tu tangata

DVD

Explores the Māori art of weaving with Erenora Puketapu-Hetet and her whanau which guides you on a journey of learning and a passion inherited through the need to nurture and retain the arts. Robin Greenberg cleverly weaves her own craft around Erenora's...

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He kupu tuku iho  by T. S. (Tīmoti Sam) Kāretu

He kupu tuku iho

T. S. (Tīmoti Sam) Kāretu

Book

"This is a book of chapters on key aspects of Māori language and culture authored by two of this country's pre-eminent kaumātua. The authors discuss key cultural concepts (including mana, tapu, wairua, whakapapa, ritual, farewell speeches and Māori humour)...

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Te ringa rehe

Te ringa rehe

Book

"A book celebrating the legacy of Te Arawa master-weaver Emily Rangitiaria Schuster OBE, QSM (1927-1997) … Te Ringa Rehe – The Legacy of Emily Schuster commemorates 20 years since Emily’s passing and recognises the important role she played in the...

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Waka Huia. Kawerau.

Waka Huia. Kawerau.

DVD

Waka Huia is an iconic archival documentary series recording the unique stories and histories of Maori for all New Zealanders.

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Māori healing remedies = Rongoā Māori  by Murdoch Riley

Māori healing remedies = Rongoā Māori

Murdoch Riley

Book

"A useful book of time-tested Māori herbal therapies. By quoting the words of many skilled practitioners of the art of herbal medicine, and by describing some of the spiritual practices and karakia associated, the book becomes a useful compendium of ...

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Untold stories from the kaauta  by Maud Davies Cook

Untold stories from the kaauta

Maud Davies Cook

DVD

"Stories from the kaauta/kitchen are from the heart of the marae and this exhibition presents korero, interviews, and photographs from kuia and kaumatua from four local marae, Otiria Marae, Kawakawa ; Tau Henare Marae, Pipiwai ; Whakapara Marae, Hikurangi...

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Ko Flit, te Tirairaka Te Rerenga i He  by Katherine Q. (Katherine Quin) Merewether

Ko Flit, te Tirairaka Te Rerenga i He

Katherine Q. (Katherine Quin) Merew...

Picture book

Flit the baby fantail is not allowed to fly. Stay here, little Flit. Your wings are not strong enough for flying, say Ma and Pa Fantail. Stay safe inside the nest. But Flit is bored. And hungry. A tasty mozzie lures him out of his nest. I CAN fly,y he...

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Pākehā rambles through Māori land  by J. H. H. (John Henry Herbert) St. John

Pākehā rambles through Māori land

J. H. H. (John Henry Herbert) St. J...

Book

"First published in 1873, Pakeha Rambles Through Maori Lands is an account of life in early colonial New Zealand as seen through the eyes of John H. H. St. John. When St. John arrived in New Zealand, he was twenty-seven years old and a veteran of the...

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Taurite Maori  by Trent Hohaia

Taurite Maori

Trent Hohaia

Picture book

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Tu by Alien Weaponry (Musical group)

Tu

Alien Weaponry (Musical group)

Music CD

Debut album from local three-piece thrash metal group Alien Weaponry. Formed by brothers Lewis and Henry de Jong in 2010, their songwriting is complex, developed and highly political. Lewis and Henry are of Ngati Pikiāo and Ngati Raukawa descent – they...

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Tu meke Tūī!  by Malcolm Clarke

Tu meke Tūī!

Malcolm Clarke

Picture book

"Motuhake ana ngā āhua rerekē o Tere Tūī, o Taitū Takahē hoki : tērā ka whai ki te tītakataka me te koromiomio i te rangi, tērā anō ka pai ake ki te ngāeheehe ki te ururua ote ngahere. Tu Meke Tūī, he paki hoahoa, he paki mātātoa, he paki tūhura tonu...

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Ghost South Road  by Scott Hamilton

Ghost South Road

Scott Hamilton

Book

"The Great South Road was built in 1862 to carry a British army into the Waikato Kingdom. When the British invaded the Waikato in 1863, soldiers shared the road with Māori refugees from Auckland. Today the eroding earthen walls of forts and pā and mi...

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The Waikato  by Paul Moon

The Waikato

Paul Moon

Book

From snow to surf, the Waikato is New Zealand's longest river. This fascinating account takes a historical journey along its 425 kilometre length, uncovering extraordinary reports of the people, places and events along its route. Starting from a desolate,...

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Two voyages, one encounter  by David Horry

Two voyages, one encounter

David Horry

Book

"Two Voyages is a fabulously illustrated examination of the tragic first meeting between Maori and Europeans, and the journeys of the people involved. It follows the voyages of the waka Kurahaupo, and of Abel Tasman. It looks at why and how they traveled,...

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Te kōparapara

Te kōparapara

Book

"This book aims to allow the Māori world to speak for itself through an accessible introduction to Māori culture, history and society from an indigenous perspective. In twenty-one illustrated chapters, leading scholars introduce Māori culture (includ...

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Milk!  by Mark Kurlansky

Milk!

Mark Kurlansky

Book

"Mark Kurlansky's first global food history since the bestselling Cod and Salt; the fascinating cultural, economic, and culinary story of milk and all things dairy--with recipes throughout. According to the Greek creation myth, we are so much spilt milk;...

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Of course you can! = Ka taea tonu e koe!  by Karen Hinge

Of course you can! = Ka taea tonu e koe!

Karen Hinge

Picture book

"Jeremy is starting a new school. He is a bit nervous and a lot worried but the children in this class are welcoming. Every time he thinks he can't take part they say 'Of course you can!' and so he plays soccer, joins in the Kapa Haka and even takes part...

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Ngā whetū Matariki whānakotia  by Miriama Kamo

Ngā whetū Matariki whānakotia

Miriama Kamo

Picture book

"Behind dusty orange hills, where the sky stretches down to the sea, theres a magical, wild, windy place called Te Mata Hapuku. Sam and Te Rerehua love to visit their Grandma and Poua at Te Mata Hapuku (aka Birdlings Flat). They like to collect agate...

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Kayla  by Douglas Mair

Kayla

Douglas Mair

Book

"The image of the small car was a blur as it careered through the driving rain towards the heavier vehicle. The collision was inevitable; the explosive sound of metal on metal; tyres screaming as they locked up and skidded across the wet bitumen and then...

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Weka's waiata  by Nikki Slade-Robinson

Weka's waiata

Nikki Slade-Robinson

Picture book

Koro and Kuia, the Weka chicks' grandparents, are coming to visit. But how will the Weka chicks greet them? The little Kiwi has a plan.... "--Provided by publisher.

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Hineahuone  by Xoë Hall

Hineahuone

Xoë Hall

Book

Tane Mahuta created the many wonders of nature that surround us today, but humanlife eludes him. As he sculpts the form of a woman from the scared red earth of Papatuanuku, Tane Mahuta can't begin to imagine what he is about to discover and all the beauty...

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Keeping it real  by Makaia Carr

Keeping it real

Makaia Carr

Book

"Inspirational blogger Makaia Carr left school at 16 and was pregnant with her first child a year later. In her own words, she was a 'Maori teen mum from the 'Naki' who others expected to end up on the DPB. Instead she worked her way up through the f...

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Ko kiwi mā  by Ngaere Roberts

Ko kiwi mā

Ngaere Roberts

Book

Written in Te Reo Maori with images of New Zealand flora and fauna, accompanied by a brief sentence using the word. Designed to help babies through to younger children to focus and recognise word shapes and phrases.

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Kiwi Tahi raua ko Kiwi Rua  by Stephanie Thatcher

Kiwi Tahi raua ko Kiwi Rua

Stephanie Thatcher

Picture book

"Kiwi One and Kiwi Two have been asleep in their burrows all day, and now that it's night time, it's time to play! Soon all the other animals join in the fun, but the breaking of dawn means bedtime for the two little trouble-making kiwi. How will all...

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Being together in place  by Soren C. (Soren Christiansen) Larsen

Being together in place

Soren C. (Soren Christiansen) Larse...

Book

Being Together in Place explores the landscapes that convene Native and non-Native people into sustained and difficult negotiations over their radically different interests and concerns. Grounded in three sites-the Cheslatta-Carrier traditional territory...

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Wāhiao  by Marian Maré

Wāhiao

Marian Maré

Book

"This book traces the history of the Wāhiao people, weaving oral and recorded history to illustrate their relationship with the thermal valley of Te Whakarewarewatanga-o-te-ope-taua-a-Wāhiao. Whakarewarewa is New Zealand's most famous thermal tourist...

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Te whare  by Ngaere Roberts

Te whare

Ngaere Roberts

Book

"Written in Te reo Maori with images of New Zealand culture, accompanied by a brief sentence using the word. Designed to help babies through to younger children to focus and recognise word shapes and phrases. Research has proven that high contrast images...

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Maea te toi ora

Maea te toi ora

Book

In "Maea te Toi Ora: Māori Health Transformations" Māori clinicians and researchers explore the relationship between Māori culture and Māori mental health. The six contributing authors in the collection are Simon Bennett, Mason Durie, Hinemoa Elder, Te...

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Pursuing peace in Godzone

Pursuing peace in Godzone

Book

"This is a book about peace; specifically, the ways that Christian communities have engaged with peacemaking in New Zealand. Following on from Saints and Stirrers, which examined Christian peacemaking and opposition to war in the period from 1814 to 1945,...

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Intro

Intro

Book

"This textbook covers the topics all journalists need to know for a career in journalism in Aotearoa New Zealand. These include finding and writing news, reporting specialist rounds (like politics and sport), radio and TV journalism, media law and ethics....

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Huia come home  by J. Jay Ruka

Huia come home

J. Jay Ruka

Book

"Huia e huia, tangata kotahi! Huia, your destiny is to bring everyone together! Maori proverb Once the sacred guardian of New Zealand's native forests, the huia was a symbol of the land's unique beauty and spirituality. The rare bird's tragic extinction...

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He rau mahara  by author Te Rūnanga o Ngāi Tahu

He rau mahara

author Te Rūnanga o Ngāi Tahu

Book

"He Rau Mahara, is an acknowledgement to our Ngāi Tahu servicemen who enlisted in the First World War, with many making the ultimate sacrifice, if not while on duty, then certainly on their return. For many survivors, the atrocities exposed to overse...

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Kōrero Māori ai au  by Sharon Holt

Kōrero Māori ai au

Sharon Holt

Picture book

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Ka maumahara tonu  by Sharon Holt

Ka maumahara tonu

Sharon Holt

Picture book

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Tangaroa's fingernails  by Mike Howell

Tangaroa's fingernails

Mike Howell

Book

A grandfather tells his grandchildren the story, based on Māori mythology, of how the colours got into the pāua shell through the tale of Tangaroa, Māori god of the sea.

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Between worlds  by Anne Salmond

Between worlds

Anne Salmond

Book

"Between Worlds begins with the arrival of Cook's second expedition in 1773 and takes the story through to 1815, with the establishment of the first British missionary settlement in the Bay of Islands.Between Worlds describes Cook's second and third ...

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Two worlds  by Anne Salmond

Two worlds

Anne Salmond

Book

"'Professor Salmond has written a remarkable book. Remarkable for its meticulous research, for its ability to grip the reader's attention; but most of all, remarkable that no-one has done anything quite like it before in the exploration of New Zealan...

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Te Ao Hurihuri  by Aroha Harris

Te Ao Hurihuri

Aroha Harris

Book

"Te Ao Hurihuri: the changing world shows Maori engaged energetically in building and rebuilding their communities through the twentieth and twenty-first centuries as Crown policies re-oriented from the acquisition of Maori land to its development. Maori...

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Te Ao Hou New World 1820-1920  by Judith Binney

Te Ao Hou New World 1820-1920

Judith Binney

Book

Te Ao Hou: The New World takes up the increasingly complex history of Maori entwined with Pakeha newcomers from about 1830. As the new world unfolded, Maori independence was hotly contested; Maori held as tightly as they could to their authority over...

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Te ao tawhito  by Atholl Anderson

Te ao tawhito

Atholl Anderson

Book

"Te Ao Tawhito: the old world contemplates Maori origins in the `blue continent', the vast Pacific Ocean across which the earliest ancestors travelled to settle these southernmost Pacific islands. Here they organised into hapu and iwi, adapting tropical...

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Killing te reo Māori  by Paul Moon

Killing te reo Māori

Paul Moon

Book

"Possibly one of the most explosive books on an indigenous language ever published. This book shifts the terms of reference for the field of Maori language studies. Highly controversial but crucial to read." --Publisher description.

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Te Reo Māori

Te Reo Māori

Book

"This teaching and learning guide was developed to partner with our publication 'Te Reo Māori: He taonga mō ā tātou mokopuna' to support early childhood practitioners with the incorporation of te reo Māori into the daily life in centres"--Page 4.

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Ngā pepeha o te takere nui  by Anaha Hiini

Ngā pepeha o te takere nui

Anaha Hiini

Book

Provides pepeha (short recitations which point out significant features within particular areas of tribal boundaries, and which also denote the prestige of chiefs and traits of kin groups) for each marae within Te Takere Nui (Rotorua district).

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The Treaty of Waitangi in Tauranga = Te Tiriti o Waitangi ki Tauranga Moana  by Debbie McCauley

The Treaty of Waitangi in Tauranga = Te Tiriti o Waitangi ki Tauranga Moana

Debbie McCauley

Book

"The story of Te Tiriti o Waitangi in Tauranga is a fascinating one, told for the first time in this bilibngual picture book. The document arrived in Tauranga after many years of violence and bloodshed had decimated the local population. Just days before...

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Urban Maori  by Bradford- 1966 Haami

Urban Maori

Bradford- 1966 Haami

Book

"The post-1945 migration to the cities by Māori transformed Aotearoa New Zealand forever. Before the Second World War 90% of Māori lived in rural tribal communities; by the mid-1970s almost 80% lived in the cities—perhaps the fastest movement of any ...

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Myths & legends of Aotearoa  by Annie Rae Te Ake Ake

Myths & legends of Aotearoa

Annie Rae Te Ake Ake

Book

A retelling of traditional Maori myths and legends.

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Black flu 1918  by Geoffrey Rice

Black flu 1918

Geoffrey Rice

Book

" Many New Zealand families were affected by the 1918 influenza pandemic. In the space of about six weeks, over 6400 Pakeha died and an estimated 2500 Maori. That equals nearly half the total of New Zealand soldiers killed in the First World War. Yet...

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A day at the beach  by Donovan Bixley

A day at the beach

Donovan Bixley

Picture book

"What can you see on a day at the beach? A fun and educational seaside excursion in English and te reo Maori."--Back cover.

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A day at the zoo  by Donovan Bixley

A day at the zoo

Donovan Bixley

Picture book

"What can you see on a day at the zoo? A fun and engaging collection of all your favourite animals from aroundthe world in English and te reo Maori."--Back cover.

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Waru.

Waru.

DVD

"Eight female Māori directors have each contributed a ten minute vignette, presented as a continuous shot in real time, that unfolds around the tangi (funeral) of a small boy (Waru) who died at the hands of his caregiver. The vignettes are all subtly...

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A Māori word a day  by Hēmi Kelly

A Māori word a day

Hēmi Kelly

Book

"A Māori dictionary for all New Zealanders. Through its 365 Māori words, you will learn the following: English translations; word category, notes and background information; Sample sentences, in both te reo Māori and English"--Publisher information.

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Ngāti Kahu

Ngāti Kahu

Book

"This book describes the iwi of Ngāti Kahu through the traditions and histories of each of the sixteen hapū, told by kuia and kaumātua and kept alive for future generations. These include histories of poverty, deprivation and marginalisation at the hands...

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Mataatua wharenui  by Sidney M. Mead

Mataatua wharenui

Sidney M. Mead

Book

"Mataatua wharenui is the most travelled Maori meeting house in the country. Built in 1875, it was taken to Australia, London and Otago before being returned to Whakatane after more than a century away. The story of Mataatua is part of the story of t...

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The Ngātiwai mandate inquiry report. by author New Zealand. Waitangi Tribunal

The Ngātiwai mandate inquiry report.

author New Zealand. Waitangi Tribun...

Book

The Ngatiwai Mandate Inquiry Report found the Crown breached the principles of the Treaty of Waitangi when it recognised the mandate of the Ngatiwai Trust Board to negotiate Treaty claims on behalf of iwi in October 2015. The report came after 10 cla...

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Te Urewera. by author New Zealand. Waitangi Tribunal

Te Urewera.

author New Zealand. Waitangi Tribun...

Book

"Volume I contains chapters 1 to 5. The first two chapters describe Te Urewera, and their development over generations as hapu and iwi by the time of substantial contact with Europeans in the 1860s. Chapter 3 looks at the Tūhoe 'constitutional claim',...

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Ever the land.

Ever the land.

DVD

"EVER THE LAND explores the sublime bond between people and their land through the landmark design and construction of a unique "Living Building" by one of Aotearoa New Zealand's most passionately independent Maori tribes, Ngai Tuhoe. For 150 years,....

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He kete Whakawaitara

He kete Whakawaitara

Book

Ko te kete whakawaitara, he kete whakairo. He kete i waihangahia mai i te Whareporahau o Hineteiwaiwa. Ko ngā tuhinga kōrero kai roto i tēneki pukapuka i whaowhia mai ki te kete whakawaitara a Hineteiwaiwa hai whātui i ngā rauhī whakatara ā-rangahau....

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The New Zealand wars  by Philippa Werry

The New Zealand wars

Philippa Werry

Book

"The story of the 19th century New Zealand Wars, a part of New Zealand’s history that many people wish they knew more about. The book describes how the wars came about, where and when they were fought, who was involved, and how they affected women an...

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A lifetime behind bars  by Dean Wickliffe

A lifetime behind bars

Dean Wickliffe

Book

"Dean was convicted of murdering, Wellington jeweller, Paul Miet in an armed robbery in 1972. At retrial, 15 years later the charges were reduced to manslaughter, but his life sentence remained, a decision that Dean could not accept. Dean was released...

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Te Haerenga = The journey : towards Waikato Museum = Te Whare Taonga o Waikato

Te Haerenga = The journey : towards Waikato Museum = Te Whare Taonga o Waikato

Book

"This special publication, released to celebrate Waikato Museum's 30th Anniversary in 2017, looks back at the genesis of the modern Waikato Museum and the people and conditions that have shaped its journey. In addition to chronicling the Museum's.....

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Human body!

Human body!

Book

This visual encyclopedia includes 3-D artworks, offering a view of every part of the body from the skull to the heart and lungs to the joints and muscles, taking kids from head to toe. Supporting STEM education initiatives, all the body systems and s...

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Ara pūreta. Uu  by Frances Goulton

Ara pūreta. Uu

Frances Goulton

Book

Simple illustrations and text introduce the letter U in the Māori alphabet.

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Hāngi  by Manu Te Awa

Hāngi

Manu Te Awa

Book

Shows how food is cooked in a hāngi.

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Pāhiketepāoro  by Manu Te Awa

Pāhiketepāoro

Manu Te Awa

Book

Players' movements in the game of basketball are depicted.

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Searches for tradition

Searches for tradition

Book

"In Douglas Lilburn's famous address to the 1946 Cambridge Summer School of Music, the composer described his 'search for tradition' in the music of Nw Zealand and spelled out his hopes that a distinctive art music might yet emerge here. Sixty years...

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Te ahu o te reo Māori

Te ahu o te reo Māori

Book

"Te Ahu o te reo Māori: Reflecting on Research to Understand the Well-being of te reo Māori is an edited collection of bi-lingual writings that brings together Māori researchers, writers and community language advocates who were involved in the Te Ta...

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Tāngata Ngāi Tahu = People of Ngāi Tahu. Volume one

Tāngata Ngāi Tahu = People of Ngāi Tahu. Volume one

Book

"Mō tātou, ā, mō kā uri ā muri ake nei. For us and our children after us. Tāngata Ngāi Tahu remembers and celebrates the rich and diverse lives of the people of Ngāi Tahu. Spanning time, geography and kaupapa, some fifty biographies bring Ngāi Tahu h...

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Rules of engagement by Ria Hall

Rules of engagement

Ria Hall

Music CD

"This album draws on themes of love and war, revolution and change. The key inspiration for this work is the letter scripted by Henare Taratoa (Ngāi Te Rangi) in March 1864 to the Governor of New Zealand, Sir George Grey. This letter outlined the way...

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Crow of Whareatua by Sid Marsh

Crow of Whareatua

Sid Marsh

Graphic novel

Set in 1869, Te Kooti Arikirangi te Turuki is founder of the Ringatu religion and the commander of the deadliest Maori guerilla force of the nineteenth century. Te Urewera is the battleground a wilderness of forest and bird, mountain and waterway. A war...

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Water rights for Ngāi Tahu  by Te Maire Tau

Water rights for Ngāi Tahu

Te Maire Tau

Book

"There is perhaps no issue in New Zealand today more contentious than water rights. The Crown claims that no one owns water, but its use, irrigation and treatment are controlled by local governments empowered by the Crown. Since the 1990s resource consents...

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Moon on my tongue

Moon on my tongue

Book

"From both revered, established writers and exciting contemporary poets, the work in this anthology offers a broad picture of Māori poetry written in English. The encounter between Māori writers and the English language has been one of creativity and...

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The face of nature  by Jonathan West

The face of nature

Jonathan West

Book

"Bounded by the wild waves of the Pacific on the east, and the more sheltered harbour on the west, the Otago Peninsula is a remarkable landscape. Today a habitat for a diverse array of wildlife including albatrosses, penguins and seals, the Peninsula...

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Te mara hupara  by Harko Brown

Te mara hupara

Harko Brown

Book

Hupara were an important resource for ancient Maori which were utilised in social protocols, game play, skill, strength and conditioning exercises. They were also used by tribes in psychological healing practices and as spiritual sanctuaries. Because...

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Mythos  by Stephen Fry

Mythos

Stephen Fry

Book

The Greek myths are the greatest stories ever told, passed down through millennia and inspiring writers and artists as varied as Shakespeare, Michelangelo, James Joyce and Walt Disney. They are embedded deeply in the traditions, tales and cultural DNA...

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Kai and culture

Kai and culture

Book

Food tells a story. It contains the expression of a place and the way the land, people, ideas from elsewhere and webs of activities intersect. It is a great connector - we all share in the experience of food, albeit in very different ways. Freerange...

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Bowki and Bubba  by Rina Pinker

Bowki and Bubba

Rina Pinker

Book

It’s storytime at Pareuku and Bowki and Bubba are waiting to hear a story from Toro Billy and Granny Jane. Who will the story be about and what adventures will abound?"--Page 4 of cover.

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Te rito  by Hēni Jacob

Te rito

Hēni Jacob

Book

"Te Rito is the follow-up to Mai te kakano. Retaining the style and format of the earlier book, it offers an extensive range of sayings, vocabulary and example sentences. There are expressions featuring parts of the body, as well as sections on emoti...

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Stumpwork embroidery  by Helen Richman

Stumpwork embroidery

Helen Richman

Book

"Stumpwork is a highly decorative and imaginative embroidery technique, which typically uses raised and padded stitches that are rich in texture. This practial book explains how to create your own piece of stumpwork embroidery. Beginning with an intr...

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Shake it! by Koi Boys (Musical group)

Shake it!

Koi Boys (Musical group)

Music CD

All-singing, all-dancing and all-harmonising entertainers The Koi Boys release their new album Shake It. Shake It follows their platinum-certified runaway hit record Meant To Be, which debuted at #1 in New Zealand and remained in the album chart for ...

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Eardrops. Sounds of the tuawhenua (country)

Eardrops. Sounds of the tuawhenua (country)

Audio CD

"Feed the farm animals with Eardrop and Kaipāmu (our Farmer) and discover the sounds of the country. Listen to the animals and machines, and help with the work on the pāmu! Learn lots of Te Reo Māori words! Tēnā koe! Eardrop is beautifully voiced by...

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Eardrops. Sounds of the Kainga (home)

Eardrops. Sounds of the Kainga (home)

Audio CD

"Birthday time! Explore with Eardrop and Kuikui as they get ready for the party and discover the sounds in the kitchen, bathroom, laundry and outside! Learn lots of Te Reo Māori words! Tēnā koe! Eardrop is beautifully voiced by the talented Naomi Toilalo...

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Eardrops. Sounds of the tāone (city)

Eardrops. Sounds of the tāone (city)

Audio CD

"Deliver the mail with Eardrop and Kaipoutāpeta and discover the sounds of the construction site, the vehicles in the city, the café, and the playground! Eardrop is beautifully voiced by the talented Naomi Toilalo and our Kaipoutāpeta is a true treat...

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Eardrops. Ngā tangi o te tuawhenua

Eardrops. Ngā tangi o te tuawhenua

Audio CD

"Whāngaihia ngā kararehe i te pāmu me Eardrop me te Kaipāmu, ka rongo hoki i ngā tangi o tuawhenua! Whakarongo ki ngā kararehe me ngā mīhini, ā, āwhinatia me ngā mahi i te pāmu! Tēnā koe!"--Taken from Eardrops website.

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Eardrops. Ngā tangi o te kāinga

Eardrops. Ngā tangi o te kāinga

Audio CD

"He pāti huritau kei te haere! Hōpara tahi me Eardrop rāua ko Kuikui ka whakarite ana rāua i te pāti, ā, ka rongo i ngā tangi o te kīhini, te rūma horoi, te rūma horoi kākahu, me ngā tangi o waho i te whare hoki! I waihangatia tēnei pakiwaitara kia tūtaki...

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Eardrops. Ngā tangi o te tāone

Eardrops. Ngā tangi o te tāone

Audio CD

"Tukua ngā reta me Eardrop rāua ko Kaipoutāpeta, ka rongo i ngā tangi o te wāhi whakatūtū whare, ngā waka i te tāone, te wharekai me te papa tākaro!"--Taken from Eardrops website.

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