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Maori

This popular collection of Maori folklore edited by author and publisher A W Reed has gone on to enjoy great success, both in New Zealand as well as internationally.
First published in 1946 as Myths and Legends of M... read more

Maori Myths and Legendary Tales
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Māori and Europeans were encountering one another for the first time not just along the shorelines of New Zealand but also on the streets of Melbourne, Liverpool and New York.
From the late eig... read more

Haerenga : Early Maori Journeys Across the Globe (BWB Texts)
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Ka ngaro te reo, ka ngaro taua, pera i te ngaro o te moa. If the language be lost, man will be lost, as dead as the moa. In 1800, te reo Māori was the only language spoken in New Zealand. By 1899... read more

Ka Ngaro Te Reo: Maori Language Under Siege in the 19th Century
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Traditionally books on Maori art have described the work as either 'traditional' (as in the arts of carving, weaving, painting) or 'contemporary', that is work produced post-1950s. This book presents a ... read more

Maori Art: History, Architecture, Landscape and Theory
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 Maori - History

Awards:The E H McCormick Award for General Non-Fiction (Best First Book) at 2016 Ockham New Zealand Book Awards Shortlisted for W. H. Oliver Prize for the Best Book on New Zealand History 2015 Nga Kupu Ora History Book Award 2015

Travelling from Hokianga to Auckland in the middle decades of the twentieth century, the people of Panguru established themselves in the workplaces, suburbs, churches and schools of the city.
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Panguru and the City: He Kainga Rua, An Urban Migration History
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 Maori - Myths & Legends

Maori myths and legends have an important role in transmitting and regenerating traditional knowledge. Yet as Ross Calman points out in his introduction to this new edition, they are also simply great yarns - reflective of a ... read more

Favourite Maori Legends
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 NZ - Childrens Picture Books

Series:Te Reo Singalong

This children's picture book is in te reo Maori. It includes a song CD. No prior knowledge of te reo Maori is required by the children or adults using the book. The story/song is about Matariki, the Maori New Year, whi... read more

Matariki (Te Reo Singalong with CD #6)
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 Maori - Language

Reprint under consideration 2009. Tired of boring and drab Maori language learning books? This book is bursting with vivid, whimsical illustrations that will attract even beginning adult learners. The book includes verbs, a... read more

First Thousand Words in Maori
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 Maori - Language

Pearls of wisdom contained in proverbs - whakatauki - have been gifted from generation to generation as an intrinsic part of the Maori world.
As powerful metaphors, they combine analogy and cultural history in... read more

Mauri Ora: Wisdom from the Maori World
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Wood carving is one of the supreme expressions of New Zealand identity. Beginning with carving's mythical origins, Te Toi Whakairo explores the evolution of styles and techniques through the four main artistic peri... read more

Te Toi Whakairo: The Art of Maori Carving
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Comprehensive and scholarly Maori dictionaries in the past - pre-eminently William William's A Dictionary of the New Zealand Language (1852, 1871, 1892) - have usually been Maori into English. Headwords h... read more

The Complete English-Maori Dictionary (4th edition)
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Here is a full inventory of traditional Maori weapons with all the available written information about traditional weapons collected into one concise volume. Maori Weapons provides complete cultural and technica... read more

Maori Weapons: In Pre-European New Zealand
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