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Based on the author's previous major book, The Illustrated Encyclopedia of Maori Myth and Legend, this is a concise guide to Maori myths, and legends, religious beliefs, folklore and history. More ... read more

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: 9780908812561
: Canterbury University Press
: Canterbury University Press
: 210mm X 148mm
: New Zealand
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: Margaret Orbell
: illustrations
: Encyclopaedias & reference works; Indigenous peoples; Myths & mythology; Folklore
: 220
: 299.92442
: 1
: Paperback
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A Concise Encyclopedia of Maori Myth and Legend
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 Maori

Awards:Winner Judith Binney Best First Book Award for Illustrated Non-Fiction - Ockham New Zealand Book Awards 2017

From the emergence of the chapel and the wharenui in the nineteenth century to the rejuvenation of carving by Apirana Ngata in the 1920s, Maori carving went through a rapid evolution from 1830 to 1930.
Focusing on thirty meetin... read more

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: 9781869407377
: Auckland University Press
: Auckland University Press
: 248mm X 200mm
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: Ngarino Ellis
: 180 colour illustrations, black and white illustrations
: AFKC
: 736.408999442
: en
: Natalie S. Robertson
: Hardback
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A Whakapapa of Tradition: 100 Years of Ngati Porou Carving 1830-1930
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This book follows Turning the Hearts of the Children, exploring why so many Maori in the 1880s were inspired to question the mainstream churches and flock to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, the Mormon chur... read more

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: 9780947493127
: Steele Roberts Aotearoa Ltd
: Steele Roberts Aotearoa Ltd
: 235mm X 170mm
: New Zealand
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: Katene, Selwyn
: b/w and colour illustrations
: 295
: Hardback
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By Their Fruits You Will Know Them: Early Maori Leaders In The Mormon Church Vol.2
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 Maori

Awards:Longlisted for the 2018 Ockham NZ Book Awards - The Royal Society Te Apārangi Award for General Non-Fiction.

When Maori were defeated at Orakau in 1864 and the Waikato War ended, Tawhiao, the second Maori King, and his supporters were forced into an armed exile in the Rohe Potae, the King Country.
For the next twenty years, the King Co... read more

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: 9781869408695
: Auckland University Press
: Auckland University Press
: 240mm X 170mm
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: Michael Belgrave
: HB
: 424
: 990
: English
: Hardback
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Dancing with the King: The rise and fall of the King Country, 1864-1885
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 Maori

Maori artifacts from Auckland War Memorial Museum with lovely glossy photos.

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: 9781869534158
: David Bateman Ltd
: David Bateman Ltd
: 210mm X 137mm
: New Zealand
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: Nigel Prickett
: colour illustrations
: 32
: Hardback
: books
Early Maori Ornaments: Nga Tohu Tawhito
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 Maori

Most visitors to New Zealand identify New Zealand with the haka, but few know the meaning or history of this powerful challenge. This little book is a beginner's guide to haka, covering the various types of haka and their use including the famous Ka Mate haka and the new Kapa O P... read more

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: 9781869712082
: Hachette New Zealand Ltd
: Hodder Moa
: 198mm X 129mm
: New Zealand
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: Wira Gardiner
: colour illustrations
: 120
: 793.31993
: 2nd New edition
: Paperback
: books
Haka: A Living Tradition
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 Maori

A captivating account of the life of Hone Heke, first to sign the Treaty of Waitangi, then feller of the flagpole who at one stage seemed to hold the future of the young colony in his hand.

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: 9780908990764
: David Ling Publishing Limited
: David Ling Publishing Limited
: 230mm X 152mm
: New Zealand
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: Paul Moon
: illustrations
: Biography & autobiography: historical, political & military; Indigenous peoples
: 240
: Paperback
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Hone Heke: Nga Puhi Warrior
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English and Maori are separated by as great a distance as any two languages on earth, but this book reveals a previously unrecognised connection between their vocabularies. The existence of equivalent sounds and elements of meaning in many words of two unrelated languages is very surprising and cannot... read more

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: 9781927242483
: Steele Roberts & Associates Ltd
: Steele Roberts & Associates Ltd
: 210mm X 148mm
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: Trevor Lloyd
: 135
: 499.4420143
: Paperback
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How to Find a Taniwha: A Deep Connection Between English and Maori Words
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When Maori gather for a hui, they have immediate access to a world of history, mythology and traditions which remain a vital reality for as long as the hui lasts. Hui incorporate all Maori ceremonial gatherings: openings of new marae, tangihanga (funerals), ... read more

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: 9780143203025
: Penguin Group (NZ)
: Raupo Publishing (NZ) Ltd
: 240x150mm
: New Zealand
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: Anne Salmond
: BxW photographs
: Customs; Cultural studies; Indigenous peoples
: 226pp
: 390.08999442
: Paperback
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Hui: A Study of Maori Ceremonial Gatherings
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"You were made a Pakeha, and the name of England was given to you for your tribe. I was made a Maori, and New Zealand was the name given to me. You forgot that there was a space fixed between us of great extent - the sea. You, forgetting that, jumped over from ... read more

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: 9781877242496
: Bridget Williams Books
: Bridget Williams Books
: 240mm X 170mm
: New Zealand
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: James Belich
: photographs, paintings
: 320
: 993.48022
: 2nd New edition
: Paperback
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I Shall Not Die: Titokowaru's War, 1868-1869
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 Maori

Bub and Nen Wehi have achieved what no other partnership has accomplished in a lifetime of kapa haka. With Nen’s tragic passing early in 2011 the family felt their parents’ story needed to be told. Ka Mau Te Wehi is a rare insight into Bub and Nen&r... read more

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: 9780473233716
: Ngapo and Pimia Wehi Whanau Trust
: Ngapo and Pimia Wehi Whanau Trust
: 230 x 153mm
: New Zealand
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: Bradford Haami (ed. by Katherine Findlay)
: Colour and black & white
: 328
: Paperback
: books
Ka Mau Te Wehi: Taking Haka to the World
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 Maori

Kura Koiwi 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 carving.
Heavily illustrated with exquisite examples of his, and other people’s work, this book explains the mythology and symbolism behin... read more

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: 9781877517396
: Craig Potton Publishing
: Craig Potton Publishing
: 170mm X 140mm
: New Zealand
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: Brian Flintoff
: colour photographs
: 132
: 736.4092
: Paperback
: books
Kura Koiwi: Bone Treasures
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