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Te reo Māori new titles

Ngā Taitara Māori hōu

Discover the latest te reo Māori language books for kids and adults. This list updates when we add new titles to the collection.

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Tīhei Kahungunu.

Tīhei Kahungunu.

Book

The Tihei Kahungunu concept derived out of marae hikoi consultation process initiated in 2001. Iwi leaders visited the 90 marae in Kahungunu to introduce the 25 year vision. During these visits iwi leaders received requests for the compilation of ico...

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He iti te kupu  by Hona Black

He iti te kupu

Hona Black

Book

"Ko tā te kupu whakarite he whakaahua, he whakarite, i ētahi ahuatanga, e te nuinga o te wā nō te taiao, ki ngā āhuatanga o te tangata, ki ngā horopaki rānei. Kai te takiwā o te 500 ngā kupu whakarite o te pukapuka nei, Hei Iti te Kupu, kua āta whakaritea...

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Matamua ko te Kupu!  by T. S. (Tīmoti Sam) author. Kāretu

Matamua ko te Kupu!

T. S. (Tīmoti Sam) author. Kāretu

Book

Ko Ta Timoti Karetu tetahi o nga tohunga reo Maori o te motu - ko ia te kaiarataki i Te Taura Whiri i Te Reo Maori, i Te Mangai Paho, i Te Kohanga Reo tae atu ki Te Panekiretanga o Te Reo, i whai ra ki te whakawhanake i nga uri matatau o nga iwi o te...

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Te ruānuku  by Paulo Coelho

Te ruānuku

Paulo Coelho

Book

"An Andalusian shepherd boy named Santiago travels from his homeland in Spain to the Egyptian desert in search of a treasure buried in the Pyramids. Along the way he meets a Gypsy woman, a man who calls himself king, and an alchemist, all of whom poi...

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Uenuku  by Teariki Tuiono

Uenuku

Teariki Tuiono

Book

A description of Uenuku, the rainbow god Ngāti Te Awa, ko Mātukūtureia and other landmarks of the Manukau Harbour. This is part of a series of books and a compact disc telling the stories of Ngāti Te Awa which include books, waiata, haka and art. It...

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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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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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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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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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Kia kākano rua te ture  by Alana Thomas

Kia kākano rua 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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Te rangatahi. 2  by Hoani R. (Hoani Retimana) Waititi

Te rangatahi. 2

Hoani R. (Hoani Retimana) Waititi

Book

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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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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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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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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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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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Te Haka a Tānerore  by Reina Kahukiwa

Te Haka a Tānerore

Reina Kahukiwa

Book

Story about the first haka, as a dance performed by the young boy Tānerore for his mother.

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Tauhou. Vol. 1  by Erin Forsyth

Tauhou. Vol. 1

Erin Forsyth

Book

"He kaupapa whakataki tēnei puapuka mō tētahi kaupapa haere tonu e whakahiato ana i ngā pikitia o ngā kararehe me ngā tipu, tae atu ki ngā mōhiohio hira ki te āhuatanga māmā. Ko te koronga o te tohunga toi ehara ko ngā āhuatanga hira anake o ngā momo...

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Ētahi karakia Bahá'í  by 1817-1892 Baháʼuʼlláh

Ētahi karakia Bahá'í

1817-1892 Baháʼuʼlláh

Book

A selection of Baha'i prayers and devotional writings revealed by Baháʼuʼlláh, the Báb, and Ábdu'l-Bahá.

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Te Whare Tāre  by Katherine Mansfield

Te Whare Tāre

Katherine Mansfield

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...

Book

"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 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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Te reo o ngā toi = A Māori language dictionary of the arts.

Te reo o ngā toi = A Māori language dictionary of the arts.

Book

"He pukapuka hei āwhina i te pouako e whakaako ana i ngā kura reo Māori. Kei konei te puna kupu e hāngai ana ki ngā toi, arā, ko toi ataata, ko toi puoro, ko toi rēhia. He rārangi kupu Māori - Ingarahi, Ingarahi - Māori. He whakamārama i te takenga nai...

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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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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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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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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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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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Pūkaki  by Paul Tapsell

Pūkaki

Paul Tapsell

Book

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Te tou pīataata o Kuwi  by Katherine Q. (Katherine Quin) Merewether

Te tou pīataata o Kuwi

Katherine Q. (Katherine Quin) Merew...

Picture book

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Matariki  by Rangi Matamua

Matariki

Rangi Matamua

Book

"In midwinter, Matariki rises in the pre-dawn sky, and its observation is celebrated with incantations on hilltops at dawn, balls, exhibitions, dinners and a vast number of events. The Matariki tradition has been re-established, and its regeneration ...

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He kura kāinga  by Kingi Kiriona

He kura kāinga

Kingi Kiriona

Book

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Tears of Rangi  by Anne Salmond

Tears of Rangi

Anne Salmond

Book

"Six centuries ago Polynesian explorers, who inhabited a cosmos in which islands sailed across the sea and stars across the sky, arrived in Aotearoa New Zealand where they rapidly adapted to new plants, animals, landscapes and climatic conditions. Fo...

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Tawhirimātea  by June Pitman-Hayes

Tawhirimātea

June Pitman-Hayes

Picture book

"Sing a long to this catchy maratiki song celebrating Earth, sky, seasons and whanau. Its our very own Aotearoa, from forest to seashore, dawn light to starry night“--Provided by publisher.

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Ngā tae = Colours  by Kitty Brown

Ngā tae = Colours

Kitty Brown

Picture book

Insect characters introduce the name of colours to children.

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Whaikōrero. Tauparapara 1  by Sam Rerekura

Whaikōrero. Tauparapara 1

Sam Rerekura

Book

A study of formulaic chant to start a speech in indigenous oral literature.

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Ngā mahi tākaro a te Māori = Māori games  by Colin Deed

Ngā mahi tākaro a te Māori = Māori games

Colin Deed

Book

Pocket book of games Maori children may have played in pre-European New Zealand; with photographs and illustrations.

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Tira by Maisey Rika

Tira

Maisey Rika

Music CD

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Te Rongopai a Ruka = [The Gospel of Luke].

Te Rongopai a Ruka = [The Gospel of Luke].

Book

"This book includes two new Māori translations of the Gospel of Luke, alongside the current standard translation. They are both trial translations and reflect different translation styles. This publication is intened as a first step towards the goal of...

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Ngā mōteatea  by Jane McRae

Ngā mōteatea

Jane McRae

Book

Moteatea (sung laments) are at the heart of matauranga Maori or Maori cultural knowledge. They are the central strand of Maori poetry and song, a source of knowledge about tribal history and whakapapa (genealogy), and a living art form. Nga Moteatea:...

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Te Puna o te Kī  by author Te Puna o te Kī (Conference) (2nd : 2015 : AUT University)

Te Puna o te Kī

author Te Puna o te Kī (Conference)...

Book

"Tēnei te terenga tuarua a tō tātou kaupapa, a Te Puna o te Kī, e tutuki ai te kōrero i runga ake nei, 'me kōrero te reo Māori i ngā wāhi katoa'. Ko te pūtake o tēnei hui kia rangona te reo Māori, kia kōrerotia te reo Māori i ngā kaupapa katoa e hāngai...

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Te Reo Māori

Te Reo Māori

Book

"[The author's] vision for the book is to see it used by early childhood centres on a daily basis in very natural ways, emerging te reo Māori words and phrases into everyday life. This book is also excellent resource book for students, educators, parents...

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Mahurangi action plan

Mahurangi action plan

Book

"The Mahurangi Action Plan (MAP) has been underway since 2004. MAP was introduced as a proactive response by the Auckland Regional Council (ARC) and the Rodney District Council (RDC) to reduce sediment entering the Mahurangi waterways, primarily thro...

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Toitū̄ te whare

Toitū̄ te whare

Book

"Ko te kaupapa o te whare tīpuna me te marae, he pupuri i ngā kōrero tuku iho a te iwi mai anō i ngā tīpuna. He wāhi hai wānanga tahi i ngā kaupapa. Ki te kore ō tātau whare tīpuna me o tātau marae ka ngaro atu tētahi wāhi nui tonu o tātau,...

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Te marautanga o Aotearoa.

Te marautanga o Aotearoa.

Book

Curriculum documents describing the essential knowledge, skills, values and attitudes appropriate to Māori-medium schools.

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He iti kahurangi  by Hēni Jacob

He iti kahurangi

Hēni Jacob

Book

Particles are often a source of difficulty to Māori language learners, but using these correctly is essential in order to create a Māori spirit and flavour within the sentence, so that it sounds sweet to the Māori ear, and to follow ngā tikanga o...

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The lives of colonial objects

The lives of colonial objects

Book

The Lives of Colonial Objects is a sumptuously illustrated and highly readable book about things, and the stories that unfold when we start to investigate them. In this collection of 50 essays the authors, including historians, archivists, curators and...

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Māori medicine  by Linda Sayer

Māori medicine

Linda Sayer

Book

"This is the first of a series of Maori Medicine – Indigenous plant identification cards. I was inspired to create these card as a training aid and tool to support aspiring practitioners, interested persons and those who are on their healing/learning...

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KiwiBaby

KiwiBaby

Book

Sport Waikato first produced the KiwiBaby manual in 1990. With the latest reprint, Kat from Design on Q has wonderfully illustrated our manuals with a Kiwi flavour. Each manual contains activities linked to the developmental stages of the baby, toddler...

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Inia Te Wiata's Maori songbook by Inia Te Wiata

Inia Te Wiata's Maori songbook

Inia Te Wiata

Printed music

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Eruera Mānuera  by Onehou Phillis

Eruera Mānuera

Onehou Phillis

Book

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The Napier Hospital and health services report. by New Zealand. Waitangi Tribunal

The Napier Hospital and health services report.

New Zealand. Waitangi Tribunal

Book

This report concludes the inquiry of the Mohaka ki Ahuriri Tribunal into the Napier Hospital claim. The claim concerned the Crown's Treaty obligations to Maori in respect of health services. The grievances it alleged range from a particular local con...

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Te Kawa o te Marae = A guide to marae  by Hiwi Tauroa

Te Kawa o te Marae = A guide to marae

Hiwi Tauroa

Book

An introduction for readers to marae customs and protocol and answers many questions that first-time marae visitors may have.

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Tiketike Ngahuru  by Teanau Tuiono

Tiketike Ngahuru

Teanau Tuiono

Book

An educational resource exploring Maori seasonal and lunar calendars (maramataka) -- nicelines.co.nz

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Ngā tama toa = he toto heke, he Tipare Here ki te ūkaipo : Kamupene C, Ope Taua (Māori) 28 1939-1945 : i tuhia tenei pukapuka i roto i te reo Māori  by Monty Soutar

Ngā tama toa = he toto heke, he Tipare Here ki te ūkaipo : Kamupene C, Ope Taua (Māori) 28 1939-1945 : i tuhia tenei pukapuka i roto i te reo Māori

Monty Soutar

Book

Translation into Maori of the highly successful English edition published in 2008. Nga Tama Toa: The Price of Citizenship offers a truly unique insight into the impact the Second World War had on the iwi of the Tairawhiti district (on the east coast of...

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Mitai Rolleston  by Toni Rolleston-Cummins

Mitai Rolleston

Toni Rolleston-Cummins

Book

"This book is a tribute to the late Ngāti Whakaue Kaumātua Mitai Rolleston who dedicated the last 25 years of his life in service to his iwi Ngāti Whakaue. It is focused on Mitai's work for his Iwi as chairman for Te Taumata o Ngāti Whakaue Iho Ake as...

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Ka hoki tāua ki te whare huri ai ē!

Ka hoki tāua ki te whare huri ai ē!

Book

"Ko tā te whare, ko tā te rohe rānei, he whakaohooho ake i ngā mea kua moe roa ki roto i a koe. Ka titiro atu koe ki tētahi mea, ki tētahi whenua, ki tētahi awa, ki tētahi kāinga, ki tētahi tangata ka hokia mai anō aua whakaaro me ngā āhuatanga i kite...

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Ko te Paipera Tapu, arā, Ko te Kawenata Tawhito me te Kawenata Hou.

Ko te Paipera Tapu, arā, Ko te Kawenata Tawhito me te Kawenata Hou.

Book

"Maori Bible. Product code: MAB"--Back of title page.

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Ko Tautoro, te pito o tōku ao  by Hōne Sadler

Ko Tautoro, te pito o tōku ao

Hōne Sadler

Book

"Sadler illustrates the unbroken chain of Ngāpuhi sovereignty by looking in-depth at his own hapu'ѕ of Ngāti Moerewa, Ngāti Rangi and Ngāi Tawake ki te Waokū of Tautoro and Matarāua. The narrative is told through weaving together karakia and whakapap...

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He pūtea whakanakonako. 1

He pūtea whakanakonako. 1

Book

A collection of Māori folk songs.

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He raurau kupu  by Hēni Jacob

He raurau kupu

Hēni Jacob

Book

Learning resource for teacher and students in Maori language immersion education. A thesaurus designed to enrich students' language skills and conversations. Based around a list of key words with guidance and examples covering the use of similes, gra...

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Pōtiki  by Patricia Grace

Pōtiki

Patricia Grace

Book

Roimata and her family have rejected cities and unemployment to return to the land. Here they live a rural life, fishing and farming just enough for their own plates. But when they are approached by property developers, they suddenly find their lan...

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He Wakaputanga Mai o te Rangatiratanga

He Wakaputanga Mai o te Rangatiratanga

Book

"This publication represents a culmination of material made available, or created for the Hokianga Maori artists group exhibition ; He Wakaputanga Mai o te Rangatiranga - A proclamation. The exhibition was organised and first presented by black space...

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Rauwaru  by Nick Roskruge

Rauwaru

Nick Roskruge

Book

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Ngā atua  by Robyn Kahukiwa

Ngā atua

Robyn Kahukiwa

Book

Simple language and illustrations introduce some of the atua Māori o Aotearoa - the traditional guardians of Te Ao Māori. Explains the significance of Tāne, Hine-te-iwa-iwa, Tangaroa, Mahuika, Tāwhiri-mātea, Muri-ranga-whenua, Tūmatauenga, Māui, Hine...

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Meariki  by Hone Morris

Meariki

Hone Morris

Book

"E hāngai ana tēnei rauemi kaiako ki te pakiwaituhi Meariki. Ko tā te rauemi nei he āwhina i ngā pouako o ngā akomanga rumaki reo Māori ki te whakamahi i te pakiwaituhi Meariki kia rata mai te ākonga hei ako, ā, mā te whai hoki i Te Marautanga o Aotearoa,...

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Te Haa o Te Reo = The inspiration of the language.

Te Haa o Te Reo = The inspiration of the language.

Book

This resource has been developed to assist Māori in business and Māori business owners who seek to express kaupapa in their business and places of work. Inside ... you will find a range of: Karakia whakatauki; opening a hui proverbs used to reinforce...

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Ko au, ko au an̄ō, ko tōku taiao  by Jacquie Bay

Ko au, ko au an̄ō, ko tōku taiao

Jacquie Bay

Book

Teaching resource designed to help teach year 7-8 students about nutrition and health, and how these relate to the environment, with suggested activities.

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Wahapū  by Stephanie Tibble

Wahapū

Stephanie Tibble

Book

Teachers' resource with activities to support science achievement objectives for year 4-6 students, working at levels 2-3. Aligns with the Wahapū set of books from the Pūao series. Incorporates traditional Māori knowledge about fish, and their enviro...

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Ko te Pukapuka a Moromona

Ko te Pukapuka a Moromona

Book

Translation of The Book of Mormon, scriptures of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints delivered to the prophet Joseph Smith in 1823.

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Cliff Whiting  by Ian (Ian Samuel) Christensen

Cliff Whiting

Ian (Ian Samuel) Christensen

Book

"This new book provides insights to the thinking, the work and the development of this remarkable artist who has made an outstanding contribution to the tradition of Maori art making and meeting house decoration, forging innovative techniques and pra...

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Te mīhini iti kōwhai  by Betty Gilderdale

Te mīhini iti kōwhai

Betty Gilderdale

Picture book

When little yellow digger gets stuck in the mud, a range of bigger diggers are sent to finish the job.

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