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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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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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Tangata whenua

Tangata whenua

Book

"The story begins with the migration of ancestral peoples out of South China, some 5,000 years ago. Moving through the Pacific, these early voyagers arrived in Aotearoa early in the second millennium AD, establishing themselves as tangata whenua in the...

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The Hikairo schema  by Angus H. Macfarlane

The Hikairo schema

Angus H. Macfarlane

Book

This adaptable guide invites kaiako to rethink approaches to engaging tamariki, re-envisage the teacher/learner dynamic, revise old habits, and reconfigure learning environments to acknowledge and embrace cultural differences. Kaiako can use the Hikairo...

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Te kūmara  by Wiremu Tāwhai

Te kūmara

Wiremu Tāwhai

Book

"At the start of 2012 Enviroschools completed production on two educational resources to share knowledge of traditional Maori practices in the cultivation, harvesting and storage of kumara. The resources are designed as a complementary package compro...

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Kei Tua o te Pae Hui proceedings  by N.Z.) Kei Tua o te Pae Hui (3rd : 2015 : Ōtaki

Kei Tua o te Pae Hui proceedings

N.Z.) Kei Tua o te Pae Hui (3rd : 2015...

Book

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Maori markings  by Crispin Howarth

Maori markings

Crispin Howarth

Book

The Maori art of ta moko, skin marking, has existed for centuries and, although it likely comes from the Polynesian art of tatau, it is a unique cultural expression of identity distinct to Aotearoa New Zealand. The word "tatau" quickly became the wor...

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Te pūtake o te riri

Te pūtake o te riri

Book

"The New Zealand Wars is a sensitive subject for many people but there is no reason to pretend they did not happen. It is about being brave and facing our colourful history as a nation. By understanding the past we are better able to build a solid fo...

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Rongoā rākau = Māori herbal medicine  by Donna Kerridge

Rongoā rākau = Māori herbal medicine

Donna Kerridge

Book

"Traditional Māori medicine is dynamic in that it attends to the whole person and their relationship to their environment. The practice of rongoā rākau or plant medicines is a way in which we can reconnect with the world. It is an apportunity to see ...

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Blitz Hospital  by Penny Starns

Blitz Hospital

Penny Starns

Book

"As the German Luftwaffe subjected Britain’s major cities and ports to unremitting waves of aerial bombardment, doctors, nurses and first aiders constantly risked their lives to give urgent treatment to the severely wounded. Over 80,000 casualties ...

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Whitiki! Whiti! Whiti! E!  by Monty Soutar

Whitiki! Whiti! Whiti! E!

Monty Soutar

Book

"From a population of 50,000, more than 2200 Maori fought in the First World War; more than 330 of them died. They served in Egypt, Malta, Gallipoli, France, Belgium and England between 1914 and 1919, mainly in the Maori Contingent and its successors,...

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Liturgies of the Eucharist = Ngā Hākari Tapu  by author Anglican Church in Aotearoa New Zealand and Polynesia

Liturgies of the Eucharist = Ngā Hākari Tapu

author Anglican Church in Aotearoa New...

Book

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Toitū te pūoro by Al (Musician) Fraser

Toitū te pūoro

Al (Musician) Fraser

Music CD

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The New Zealand Wars = Ngā Pakanga o Aotearoa  by Vincent O'Malley

The New Zealand Wars = Ngā Pakanga o Aotearoa

Vincent O'Malley

Book

The New Zealand Wars were a series of conflicts that profoundly shaped the course and direction of our nation's history. Fought between the Crown and various groups of Maori between 1845 and 1872, the wars touched many aspects of life in nineteenth century...

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He puāwaitanga o ngā tamariki  by Tim Jellyman

He puāwaitanga o ngā tamariki

Tim Jellyman

Book

"Child wellbeing is widely held as an aspiration of society. Not surprisingly, health policies commonly set out to improve wellbeing across the population. Health and developmental indicators collate individual measurements to describe population status...

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He atua wahine at the source of ancient Maori healing in Aotearoa, New Zealand  by Charlotte Mildon

He atua wahine at the source of ancient Maori healing in Aotearoa, New Zealand

Charlotte Mildon

Book

This book is designed to support parents as first teachers, grandparents and teachers of Maori in Early Childhood, Kohanga Reo, Primary, Kura Kaupapa, Secondary education and Te Whare Wananga in New Zealand. The book presents some of the teachings of...

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Bringing culture into care  by Bradford Haami

Bringing culture into care

Bradford Haami

Book

"Over the past two decades, New Zealand health care has grown more culturally aware, slowly incorporating practices that better cater to the needs of Māori. Bradford Haami chronicles this health care evolution by telling the story of Amohaere Tangitu,...

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Pūrākau

Pūrākau

Book

"Ancient Māori creation myths, portrayals of larger-than-life heroes and tales of engrossing magical beings have endured through the ages. Some hail back to Hawaiki, some are firmly grounded in New Zealand and its landscape. Through countless generations,...

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The meaning of trees  by Robert Vennell

The meaning of trees

Robert Vennell

Book

"Atreasure trove of unique, bizarre and wonderful plants, The Meaning of Trees explores the myriad ways in which New Zealand's extraordinary flora has been used in cuisine, crafts, medicine and culture, providing everything from seafaring canoes and ...

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Riro whenua atu  by Dione Payne

Riro whenua atu

Dione Payne

Book

This book is about Maori land confiscation in the 1960s through facilitated alienation of allegedly unproductive Maori land under the Maori Affairs Act of 1953. The book explains how government agencies utilised a range of measures to evict Maori owners...

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Expanding world, new country  by Graeme Ball

Expanding world, new country

Graeme Ball

Book

"The first section of Expanding World, New Country, (EWNC) tracks the transformation from the earliest origins in the long-range Polynesian migrations, which brought the ancestors of the Maori to New Zealand. The text draws on the latest scientific,....

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Ake ake kia kaha e!  by Wira Gardiner

Ake ake kia kaha e!

Wira Gardiner

Book

A truly unique insight into the impact the Second World War had on the iwi of the central North Island and Bay of Plenty districts (including Te Arawa, Ngati Tuwharetoa, Tuhoe, Whanau-a-Apanui, Ngati Maru and Ngati Paoa) focusing on the region's war effort...

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Conversations about indigenous rights

Conversations about indigenous rights

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The UN declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples is a deeply significant document. In 2007, then UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon described its signing as an "historic moment when UN Member States and indigenous peoples reconciled with their pa...

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Living among the Northland Māori  by Antoine Garin

Living among the Northland Māori

Antoine Garin

Book

A French Marist priest, Father Antoine Garin was sent to run the remote Mangakahia mission station on the banks of the Wairoa River. Living Among the Northland Māori is Garin's diary recording his experiences from 1844 to 1846 as he gets to know the Māori...

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Weaving a large container from New Zealand flax  by Ali Brown

Weaving a large container from New Zealand flax

Ali Brown

Book

" ... Contains detailed, illustrated instructions for weaving a large container using whole flax leaves and diagonal weaving. This is a unique use of the whole of the flax leaf and this style was traditionally used for vegetable gathering baskets."--

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Ngoingoi Pēwhairangi  by Tānia Ka'ai

Ngoingoi Pēwhairangi

Tānia Ka'ai

Book

"Ngoingoi Pēwhairangi was a highly respected leader from Te Whānau-a-Ruataupare at Tokomaru Bay who was passionate about the revitalisation and flourishing of the Māori world. She actively introduced initiatives in education, language and the arts and...

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Matariki by Libby Hakaraia

Matariki

Libby Hakaraia

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Airini Karauria  by Evelyn Fearn

Airini Karauria

Evelyn Fearn

Book

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Growing up takatāpui  by Elizabeth Kerekere

Growing up takatāpui

Elizabeth Kerekere

Book

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Wāhine toa  by Robyn Kahukiwa

Wāhine toa

Robyn Kahukiwa

Book

"Originally produced in 1984, Wahine Toa brought to light the stories of eight important female elements who played a defining role in our creation..."--Publisher's description.

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Te Whaea

Te Whaea

DVD

Ana Tia taught the Maori culture to inmates in three Auckland prisons for twenty four years until her death in 1991. This documentary shows sessions in progress, and interviews with ex-inmates about their views on learning Maori culture and how it has...

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Treaty of Waitangi Hui, Waitangi, 4-6 February,1985  by N.Z.) Treaty of Waitangi Hui (1985 : Waitangi

Treaty of Waitangi Hui, Waitangi, 4-6 February,1985

N.Z.) Treaty of Waitangi Hui (1985 :...

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Waitangi  by Matthew Wright

Waitangi

Matthew Wright

Book

"Historian Matthew Wright explores the evolution of New Zealand's most historically significant document, the Treaty of Waitangi, from its origins to its place in the present day. From the early cultural collisions between Māori and Pākehā that led to...

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Te Whare Tāre  by Katherine Mansfield

Te Whare Tāre

Katherine Mansfield

Book

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Maori picture  by Mary F Moore

Maori picture

Mary F Moore

Book

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Te Pukapuka o nga Inoi, me era atu tikanga a te Hahi o Ingarani mo te minitatanga o nga hakarameta, o era atu ritenga hoki a te Hahi, me nga Waiata ano hoki a Rawiri, me te tikanga mo te motuhanga i te pihopa, i te piriti, i te rikona. by Church of the Province of New Zealand

Te Pukapuka o nga Inoi, me era atu tikanga a te Hahi o Ingarani mo te minitatanga o nga hakarameta, o era atu ritenga hoki a te Hahi, me nga Waiata ano hoki a Rawiri, me te tikanga mo te motuhanga i te pihopa, i te piriti, i te rikona.

Church of the Province of New Zeala...

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"This is a reproduction of a book published before 1923. This book may have occasional imperfections such as missing or blurred pages, poor pictures, errant marks, etc. that were either part of the original artifact, or were introduced by the scanning...

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Te rerenga by Toni Huata

Te rerenga

Toni Huata

Music CD

"‘Te Rerenga’ is about a journey. From the journey of our ancestors travelling from Hawaiki to Aotearoa; to journeys of family, relationship, friendship and reconnection; to reflection, love, identity & homeland; to my own personal health journey over...

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Ngā waka o neherā = the first voyaging canoes  by Jeff Evans

Ngā waka o neherā = the first voyaging canoes

Jeff Evans

Book

"The arrival of the Polynesian people in Aotearoa was the final step in a series of remarkable voyages which saw them touch every spot of land throughout the South Pacific. Much information has been passed down about the waka and their journeys, but ...

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Huia short stories. 12, Contemporary Māori fiction.

Huia short stories. 12, Contemporary Māori fiction.

Book

"Here are the best short stories and novel extracts from the Pikihuia Awards for Māori writers 2017 as judged by Whiti Hereaka, Paula Morris, Poia Rewi amd Rawinia Higgins. The book contains the stories from the finalists for Best Short Story written...

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Tuai  by Alison Jones

Tuai

Alison Jones

Book

"A thrilling biographical narrative of a young Bay of Islands leader who grew up in the Māori world of the early nineteenth century - and crossed the globe to encounter England in the midst of the industrial revolution. This is the story of the Māori...

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Tūrangawaewae

Tūrangawaewae

Book

"What is a New Zealander? What does it mean to be a citizen of or a resident in this country? How do we understand what makes New Zealand complex, and unique? And what creates a sense of belonging and identity, both here and in the world? Now's a critical...

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After the Treaty

After the Treaty

Book

"This book is in tribute to Ian McLean Wards (1920-2003), who as researcher and writer, civil servant and cultural activist, contributed greatly to promoting awareness of NZ history. The authors explore themes dear to Wards' heart, providing new insights...

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Unearthly landscapes  by Stephen Deed

Unearthly landscapes

Stephen Deed

Book

"By the nineteenth century the ancient urban churchyards of Britain, burdened with generations of dead. were unable to cope with rising numbers of corpses. Partially decomposed bodies were regularly disinterred and dumped in pits to free up room for the...

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Trading cultures  by Adrienne Puckey

Trading cultures

Adrienne Puckey

Book

"On first contact, trade practices between Europeans and Māori were deceptively similar - exchanges were reasonably straightforward and efficient. Far-[Northern] Māori encouraged European settlement as the basis of a new economy, but as settler numbers...

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Kura koiwi = Bone treasures  by Brian Flintoff

Kura koiwi = Bone treasures

Brian Flintoff

Book

"[This] is both a personal account of Brian Flintoff's career as a carver, but also an important exploration of Maori art and how it relates to bone carving. Heavily illustrated with exquisite examples of his, and other people's work, this book explains...

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Te ahi kā  by Martin Toft

Te ahi kā

Martin Toft

Book

"Photographer Martin Toft spent six months living among iwi deep in the Whanganui River lands in the mid-1990s. They honoured him with the Māori name Pouma Pokai-whenua. By returning 20 years later, again with his camera, Toft completed part of a promise...

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Navigators & naturalists  by Mike (Politician) Lee

Navigators & naturalists

Mike (Politician) Lee

Book

"As historian James Belich put it: ̀There is little doubt that Cook has been emphasised to the unfair exclusion of the massive French contribution to European knowledge of New Zealand.' This book seeks to redress this balance, drawing in the main on ...

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Te papakupu o te reo matatini = A Māori language dictionary of literacy learning.

Te papakupu o te reo matatini = A Māori language dictionary of literacy learning.

Book

"He pukapuka hei āwhina i te pouako e whakaako ana i roto i ngā kura reo Māori. Kei konei ngā kupu motuhake e hāngai ana ki ngā mata tini o te reo me te whakaako i te reo."--Publisher description.

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Journey towards justice  by Kim Workman

Journey towards justice

Kim Workman

Book

"Life is nothing more than a collection of stories – but within those stories there are threads of meaning that, over a seventy-year journey, make sense of one human life. Kim Workman grew up in the Wairarapa, son of a Pākehā mother and Māori father....

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Māui Street  by Morgan Godfery

Māui Street

Morgan Godfery

Book

'Everyone lives a messy, unusual life. There is no normal. The sooner our politics understands this, the better off we will all be.' Morgan Godfery is one of New Zealand’s most energising young thinkers. In just a few years he has become a leading...

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Filming the colonial past  by Annabel Cooper

Filming the colonial past

Annabel Cooper

Book

"The New Zealand Wars were defining events in the nation’s history. Filming the Colonial Past, an engaging new book from Annabel Cooper, tells a story of filmmakers’ fascination with these conflicts over the past 90 years. From silent screen to smartphone,...

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Mountains to sea

Mountains to sea

Book

"The state of New Zealand's freshwater has become an urgent public issue in recent years. From across the political spectrum, concern is growing about the pollution of New Zealand's rivers and streams. We all know they need fixing. But how do we do it?...

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Newness & wonder  by Alexis Lynne

Newness & wonder

Alexis Lynne

Book

"After her only dream is snatched from her grasp, can she open her heart to something new and wonderful this Christmas? For years, all Tara Crowley longed for was to return to the simple but happy life she lived on her grandparents’ farm. After years...

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Te tohuna kura waka  by Charlotte Mildon

Te tohuna kura waka

Charlotte Mildon

Book

In the Maori culture the spiritual wisdom keepers have had to remain secretive for many generations, due to government legislation and the oppression of religion. Now, in this fascinating short book, Charlotte Mildon explores the prophecy of the divi...

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One law or two monarchs?  by John Robinson

One law or two monarchs?

John Robinson

Book

For over 500 years, Polynesians had New Zealand to themselves. However, towards the end of the 1700s, Europeans started arriving to exploit the resources of the country. A technologically advanced culture began interacting with a Stone Age society, and...

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Guardians of Aotearoa  by Johanna Knox

Guardians of Aotearoa

Johanna Knox

Book

"Buffeted by the forces of modern change, it can be tough to hold onto what we value most, or sometimes, even to slow down and think what that is. This is a book about New Zealanders who have found what they hold dear, and, with an eye on the future,...

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Birdstories  by Geoff Norman

Birdstories

Geoff Norman

Book

"Kiwi, kākāpō, takahē, moa, tūī – these birds, and many others, are unique to Aotearoa New Zealand, and famous throughout the world. It was the 1873 publication of Walter Buller’s A History of the Birds of New Zealand that introduced overseas readers...

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Self awareness doesn't begin with self  by Hana Tapiata

Self awareness doesn't begin with self

Hana Tapiata

Book

"Self awareness doesn't begin with self', is based on Maori ancestral knowledge which examines whakapapa (genealogy, processes, connections) to gain a deeper understanding and connection to where, who and what we come from, in order to afirm our identity...

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Galleries of Maoriland  by Roger Blackley

Galleries of Maoriland

Roger Blackley

Book

"Galleries of Maoriland looks at Māori prehistory in Pākehā art; the enthusiasm of Pākehā and Māori for portraiture and recreations of ancient life; the trade in Māori curios; and the international exhibition of this colonial culture. By illum...

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Te paparahi, toi Māori

Te paparahi, toi Māori

Book

"A new project curated by Māori designer Olivia Haddon, Ngāti Manuhiri, of the Auckland Council Design Office and published by Artweek Auckland with support from Auckland Council, ATEED and Auckland Transport provides maps of walks around Auckland. The...

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

The Whakatōhea mandate inquiry report.

author New Zealand. Waitangi Tribun...

Book

"WAI 2662. The claimants were several Whakatōhea groups, and they objected to the Crown's recognition of the Whakatōhea Pre-Settlement Claims Trust's deed of mandate. That mandate was for the negotiation of Whakatōhea's historical Treaty of Waitangi ...

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Savaged to suit  by Paul Diamond

Savaged to suit

Paul Diamond

Book

"Savaged to Suit: Māori and cartooning in New Zealand is a pioneering study by Paul Diamond. In the earliest cartoons featuring Māori, they appeared as fearsome savages; today they are likely to be drawn in corporate-world suits. The book concentrates...

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I have loved me a man  by Sharon Mazer

I have loved me a man

Sharon Mazer

Book

"From the Old Mill Disco in Timaru to San Francisco's ACT UP protests, through Jazzercise and drag, AIDS and homosexual law reform, I Have Loved Me a Man takes readers inside the social revolution that has moved New Zealand from the 1960s to the present...

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The tree of life  by Heeni Morehu

The tree of life

Heeni Morehu

Book

This book is about Heeni Morehu's experience of losing her eldest son, 17-year-old Kahu, in a car crash in 2009 before her younger son, Hepa, 16, took his own life in 2011.

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Ko Rongowhakaata

Ko Rongowhakaata

Book

"This book is published to mark the opening of the Ko Rongowhakaata: The Story of Light and Shadow exhibition at Te Papa, which represents the culmination and breadth of Rongowhakaata history and whakaaro (considerations) and has the significant meeting...

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He kōpaki kiwaha.

He kōpaki kiwaha.

Book

This is part of a te reo Māori resource and is a book of Māori kiwaha or idioms for everyday use.

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Our voices

Our voices

Book

This book is an exciting advance in the field of architecture, offering multiple indigenous perspectives on architecture and design theory and practice. Indigenous authors from Aotearoa NZ, Canada, Australia and the USA explore the making and keeping...

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Māori made easy 2  by Scotty Morrison

Māori made easy 2

Scotty Morrison

Book

"Enhance your Maori-language learning with the most reliable - and easiest - resource available. The bestselling Maori Made Easy gave learners an accessible and achievable entry into te reo Maori. It quickly cemented itself as the guide to those new to...

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Te kohu  by author Moetu-Taiha

Te kohu

author Moetu-Taiha

Book

"Early in her childhood, Moetu was able to connect with the Spiritual realm. However, it was not until the 1980's, when her younger brother died and she asked herself: "what are we living for, if only to die?." She was then ready to open up and to re...

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Ko Taranaki te maunga  by Rachel Buchanan

Ko Taranaki te maunga

Rachel Buchanan

Book

"In 1881, over 1,500 colonial troops invaded the village of Parihaka near the Taranaki coast. Many people were expelled, buildings destroyed, and chiefs Te Whiti o Rongomai and Tohu Kākahi were jailed. Rachel Buchanan tells her own, deeply personal story...

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Patea Maori Club and Dalvanius by performer Patea Maori Club

Patea Maori Club and Dalvanius

performer Patea Maori Club

Music CD

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Mana tohunga  by Kitrina Aroha Aubrey

Mana tohunga

Kitrina Aroha Aubrey

Book

"Spirituality is a natural circle of light. The spirit exists in everyone and everything. It lives in the land, the water and the sky. It connects us to the energy source within us, and binds us with the cascade inside. The source of energy light is ...

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Sport and the New Zealanders  by Greg Ryan

Sport and the New Zealanders

Greg Ryan

Book

". . . those two mighty products of the land, the Canterbury lamb and the All Blacks, have made New Zealand what she is in spite of politicians' claims to the contrary', wrote Dick Brittenden in 1954. `For many in New Zealand, prowess at sport replaces...

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Treasures of Tāne  by Rob Tipa

Treasures of Tāne

Rob Tipa

Book

"This is an accessible guide to native plants of the South Island of New Zealand, traditional Māori uses of them and history and traditions around them. The text describes the characteristic features, natural environment and uses of each plant, liste...

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Pathway of the birds  by Andrew Crowe

Pathway of the birds

Andrew Crowe

Book

"This book casts light on a neglected epoch of world history, one that saw Polynesians expand their territory across the world's largest ocean. Author Andrew Crowe has been collecting the research of a wide range of specialists for many years, assembling...

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Wi Taepa

Wi Taepa

Book

"This exhibition celebrates the life and work of senior Māori clay artist Wi Taepa as it looks back at over 30 years of his art practice. It presents key works from Taepa’s career, sharing the breadth and diversity of his thinking and making. Taepa’s...

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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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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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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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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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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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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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