Southern Spirit: The People and Places of Southland is Ian Dougherty's take on a region he regards as part of his extended back yard. The book is a celebration of southern landscapes, from the fantast..
The book provides insights into and analysis of traditional and contemporary models of Maori leadership. From this, it identifies three connected themes: understanding what makes a good leader, the im..
The best way to learn anything is by doing it - this is a maxim that goes back to Aristotle and one that journalist and writer Gordon McLauchlan always ascribed to. As he approached the end of his lif..
This is a revised edition of Dr Ranginui Walker's best-selling history of Aotearoa, New Zealand, from a Maori perspective. Since the mid-nineteenth century, Maori have been involved in an endless stru..
The early arrival of the missionaries in Aotearoa set the scene for a new 'moral colony' that would be founded on religious precepts and modern Christian beliefs. It did not take long for a combinatio..
Surrealism emerged in Paris in the early 1920s, at first mainly through literature and poetry and later through writing, drawing, painting, photography, performance, exhibitions and game-playing. Deve..
This book combines the writings of Gavine Campbell, who first went to the Nevis as a young school teacher in 1927 and stories of people who braved the challenges the Nevis threw at them. Gavine marrie..
Tangata Whenua: A History presents a rich narrative of the Maori past from ancient origins in South China to the twenty-first century, in a handy paperback format. The authoritative text is drawn dire..
A landmark publication, Tangata Whenua portrays the sweep of Maori history from Pacific origins to the twenty-first century. Through narrative and images, it offers a striking overview of the past, gr..
And to further breathe life into this book, the technical information about each instrument is interwoven with the stories and myths that belong to each instrument. In addition, instructions are given..
Chronicling the work of Tara McLeod, New Zealand's most revered private press printer, this book presents a selection of over 300 images of his prints, his books and his 3D work. Accompanied by essays..
The Samoan Islands are virtually unique in that tattooing has been continuously practised with indigenous techniques: the full male tattoo, the pe'a has evolved in subtle ways in its design since the ..
This dictionary and index comprises a selection of modern and everyday language that will be extremely useful for learners of the Maori language. it has a broader scope than traditional dictionaries, ..
Te Ao Hou: The New World takes up the increasingly complex history of Maori entwined with Pakeha newcomers from about 1830. As the new world unfolded, Maori independence was hotly contested; Maori hel..
Te Ao Hurihuri: The Changing World shows Maori engaged energetically in building and rebuilding their communities through the twentieth and twenty-first centuries as Crown policies re-oriented from th..
Te Ao Tawhito: The Old World contemplates Maori origins in the `blue continent', the vast Pacific Ocean across which the earliest ancestors travelled to settle these southernmost Pacific islands. Here..
Te Awa Atua: Menstruation in the pre-colonial Maori World is a groundbreaking Kaupapa Maori work that reclaims ceremonies and rites of passage from traditional Maori society. The subject is contextual..
This ground-breaking book explores the birth, growth, struggles and ongoing life of Te Hahi Mihinare - the Maori Anglican Church. Anglicanism arrived in New Zealand with the first English missionaries..
Of all Maori personal adornments, the human figure pendants known as hei tiki are the most famous, highly prized and culturally iconic. This book examines and celebrates the long history of hei tiki a..
Whakamiharo ana tera te tirohanga atu ki a ia, ki te kaieke tohora. I rere atu te wai i a ia, ka hamama tona waha kia taea ai te hau makariri te kupa iho. Ko ana karu e kohara ana i te ahurei. Korekor..
Te Kakano is the beginner-level Maori Language text designed for adults and teenagers. Changes include six new or improved maps of the main tribal groups and significant Maori place names of New Zeal..
Te Kohure, the fourth textbook in the Te Whanake series written by John Moorfield, is intended to help advanced learners to improve their fluency. There are texts, explanations and activities in each ..
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..
Te Kuia Moko is a taonga recording 34 Maori women, all bearing moko kauae(chin tattoos). First published in 1980 as The Blue Privilege, this new printing evidences the book's ongoing importance as a r..
Soil health and security are key components of our wellbeing. Even so, soil is faced with many environmental challenges under the current iteration of capitalism. A paradigm shift is needed to encoura..
The content of this second edition of Te Mahuri is relevant to learners of the Maori language throughout New Zealand. The second edition includes new stories, explanations and illustrations. The dicti..
This special photo book documents a wananga or class for three generations of women from Ngati Torehina Ki Mataka to learn the customary practice of pelting North Island brown kiwi so their feathers c..
Ken Gorbey is a remarkable man who for 15 years was involved with developing and realising the revolutionary cultural concept that became Te Papa Tongarewa Museum of New Zealand. Then in 1999 he was h..
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..
He purakau whakamiharo te pukapuka a Paulo Coelho mo Hanatiako, mo tetahi taitama hepara no Anaruhia e koingo ana ki te haereere ki te kimi i nga kura huna o te ao. I roto i tana haerenga, ka kite ia ..