Three questions: 'Where have we got to with the Treaty of Waitangi?'; 'Is where we have got to a good place?' and 'Where do we go from here?' Simple questions we thought. But nothing is simple when yo..
This stunning book presents a photographic survey that traverses the concepts and values of tradtional M?ori weaving through to innovative, contemporary weaving practice. The evocative photos and text..
Parihaka has become a byword for Maori refusal to yield land, culture and dignity to New Zealand's colonial government. Well after the end of the New Zealand Wars, the people of this small settlement ..
This exciting book by a leading younger art historian charts the growth and development of the Maori modernist art that emerged from the rapid urbanisation of Maori in the midtwentieth century and the..
"An artist has an obligation to the art of his or her people. It's the people's art. It doesn't belong to you. It must identify Maori to Maori if it is going to remain relevant about our tribal belief..
First published in 1990, and reprinted steadily ever since, the first edition of the Collins Maori phrase book and dictionary was an inaugural Silver Premier New Zealand Bestseller, and has sold over ..
This book focuses on what it is like to be a young Maori person in a New Zealand secondary school classroom today. It presents and discusses narratives drawn from the voices of Maori secondary student..
The first Protestant mission to New Zealand, established in 1814, saw the beginning of complex political, cultural, and economic entanglements with Maori. Entanglements of Empire is a deft reconstruct..
Take a short walk with this book and see the Maori landscape through fresh eyes. Maori culture has close ties with the landscape, in pa and early battle sites, and in myths and legends. From north to ..
From the signing of the Treaty of Waitangi between Indigenous and settler cultures to the emergence of the first-ever state-funded Māori television network, New Zealand has been a hotbed of Indigenous..
The contributors draw on their research, knowledge and practical experience to address a variety of contemporary issues of importance to Maori. The topics they explore cover identity and selfdetermina..
In this book, Maori traditional stories, understandings, and history stand alongside geothermal science in an exploration of the thermal phenomena of the Volcanic Plateau. The text provides informatio..
This book traces Maori engagement with handwriting from 1769 to 1826. Through beautifully reproduced written documents, it describes the first encounters Maori had with paper and writing and the first..
He Pataka Kupu: te kai a te rangatira is a taonga - a landmark Maori-only language resource, compiled out of seven years' research by the Maori Language Commission. Containing almost 24,000 entries, i..
How to reconcile the deeply held Christian beliefs of Maori with the indigenous world view that they have inherited and are in many cases rediscovering? This far-reaching work attempts to develop the ..
The Treaty of Waitangi is the most important document in New Zealand's history. Current Treaty issues and Maori/Pakeha relationships can only be understood within the wider story of New Zealand. As we..
This biography of Heke-nuku-mai-nga-iwi Busby brings together the varied life experiences that have made Hec Busby the master waka builder, waka expert, celestial navigator and highly regarded Te Rara..
This is a collection of twelve academic essays that consider understandings of home and the impact of dominant societies on indigenous societies and their homes. The book covers home and language pres..
This comprehensive history of Aotearoa New Zealand written entirely from Maori viewpoints using Maori customary structures takes a fresh look at what Maori history is and how it is different from that..
This landmark publication draws together all that has ever been written about the role of freshwater fishes in the lives of early Maori. Species such as tuna (eels) kanakana (lamprey), inanga and koko..
Angela Wanhalla starts her story with the mixed-descent community at Maitapapa, Taieri, where her great-grandparents were born. She goes on to explore the early history of cross-cultural encounter in ..