|Author:||Richard Nunns; Allan Thomas|
|Awards:||The Judith Binney Best First Book Award for Illustrated Non-Fiction - 2016 Ockham NZ Book Awards|
One of the largely unseen consequences of the European colonisation of Aotearoa was that the playing of, and knowledge about the traditional musical instruments of the Maori almost completely disappeared. In the 1970s a young Pakeha schoolteacher, ... read more
Margaret Rose Ngawaka- Iwi (Tribe)-Ngati Porou, Kahungunu, and Rongomaiwahine I live on a 148-acre offshore island on the west side of Great Barrier Island, Hauraki Gulf, New Zealand, where my husband and I have raised our seven children. Living here so remote h... read more
Now available in a compact mini version, this guide to all things Kiwi is written especially for tourists and new immigrants. Common Kiwi slang words, sporting codes, celebrations, famous inventions, and quirky facts and figures complete the picture.
Contains over 50,000 concise entries divided into Maori-English and English-Maori sections. Includes all the words most commonly used by fluent Maori speakers. Features a vocabulary list with words for new inventions, metric terms, modern concepts and scientific, ... read more
Takitimu is one of the great tribal histories in the New Zealand literary canon. It tells of the Ngati Kahungunu people tangata whenua of Hawkes Bay and parts of East Coast and Wairarapa from their origins in the Pacific Islands to their lineage in Aotearoa up to the twentieth century. It is di... read more
Enhance your Maori-language learning with the most reliable - and easiest - resource available. The bestselling Maori Made Easy gave learners an accessible and achievable entry into te reo Maori. It quickly cemented itself as the guide to those new to the language. Scotty ... read more
The Raupo Essential Maori Dictionaryis an invaluable introductory dictionary for students of te reo Maori. It features- clear, easy-to-follow Maori-English and English-Maori sections, with the Maori and English alphabets at the top of each page, all the words a le... read more
The complete and accessible guide to learning the Maori language, no matter your knowledge level.
Fun, user-friendly and relevant to modern readers, Scotty Morrison's Maori Made Easy is the one-stop resource for anyone wanting to learn th... read more
Pearls of wisdom contained in proverbs - whakatauk-I - have been gifted from generation to generation as an intrinsic part of the M-aori world. As powerful metaphors, they combine analogy and cultural history in the most economical of words. Short and insightful,... read more
|Author:||Herbert W. Williams|
|Reading Level:||Near Fine|
Maori to English. The 7th edition is revised by a committee consisting of Dr Pei te Hurinui Jones (chairman) and Bruce Biggs, both members of the original revision committee, the late Mrs Beth Ranapia of the Department of Education and Mrs Merimeri Penfold of the ma... read more
This photograph-rich book shows and describes the process of carving, covering the types of materials and tools used, the carving strokes and surface patterns and different regional styles. It shows the range of items carved from meeting houses to musi... read more