Ka rite te k?para e k? nei i te ata. It is like a bellbird singing at dawn. Like the clear morning song of te k?parapara, the bellbird, this book aims to allow the M?ori world to speak for itself thro..
Anyone can learn to make a plaited kete, one of the oldest and most popular of Maori art forms, from the leaves of New Zealand flax (phormium tenax). Te Mahi Kete gives detailed, step-by-step instruct..
This book concerns contemporary development in Maori as well as this nation's aspirations for greater autonomy. Mason Durie offers a detailed account of Maori's legislative efforts at self-determinati..
Te Pihinga is the lower intermediate-level Maori Language text designed for adults and teenagers. In the second edition there are two new chapters and additions have also been made to the dictionary a..
This study guide is designed to accompany Te Pihinga (Second edition), the lower intermediate-level text of the Te Whanake Maori language series. It contains grammar, vocabulary, reading and writing e..
Tikanga Maori is the authoritative and accessible introduction to understanding the correct Maori ways of doing things as they were done in the past, as they are done in the present - and as they may ..
Important concepts in Maori culture are defined and discussed in short essay-style definitions in both English and Maori. The traditional knowledge of the ware wananga (school of learning) is drawn up..
Journalist and researcher Herries Beattie worked with Southern Maori for almost fifty years and produced many books. With a strong sense that traditional knowledge needed to be recorded, in 1920 he in..
Claudia Orange's remarkable history was first published in 1987. Winning the Goodman Fielder Wattie Award, it went on to sell over 40,000 copies. Much that the book said was new to Pakeha - and even m..
The settlement of iwi claims under the Treaty of Waitangi has been a prominent feature of New Zealand's political and legal landscape over the last thirty years. It has drawn international attention, ..
THE COALFACE REALITY OF HONOURING THE TREATY OF WAITANGI IN TODAY'S LAW, LOCAL GOVERNMENT, EDUCATION, HEALTH, SOCIAL SERVICES AND MOREIt's 175 years since the signing of the Treaty of Waitangi. At tim..
In this rich and stylish description by New Zealand scholar Salmond, Cook's voyages take on a peculiar, dreamlike quality. Salmond's claim is that Cook was far more affected by his exposure to the Pol..
What inspired so many Maori in the 1880s to question the mainstream churches and flock to an American religion -- the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, or Mormon church? How did the Mormons..
The post-1945 migration to the cities by Maori transformed Aotearoa New Zealand forever. Exploring whatbeing Maori means today, bestselling author Bradford Haami looks back to the experience of the fi..
Twenty-five years ago the Maori Language Act was passed, but research still finds that the Maori language is dying. This collection looks at the state of the language since the Act, how the language i..
In waiata our forebears spoke their hearts - in grief and celebration. For many hundreds of years this great oral tradition of song flourished in Aotearoa. During the second half of the nineteenth cen..
From the earliest days of European settlement in New Zealand, argues historian Danny Keenan, Maori struggled to hold on to their land. Tensions began early, arising from disputed land sales. When open..
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 em..
Anyone who has been welcomed on to a marae in New Zealand, will understand that whaikorero - oratory - is at the heart of Maori culture. Whaikorero: The World of Maori Oratory is the first introducti..
Maori carving went through a rapid evolution from 1830 to 1930. Beginning around 1830, three dominant art traditions - war canoes, decorated storehouses and chiefly houses - declined and were replaced..
This major publication about Maori participation in the First World War is written by NZ's leading Maori military historian Dr Monty Soutar, author of the award-winning Nga Tama Toa C Company, Maori B..
Statesman or rebel? Wiremu Tamihana Tarapipipi Te Waharoa's career was forged at the core of intense nineteenth century political and social pressures. Out of these pressures has come one of the most ..