Maori Subjects



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A History of Maori Tennis: He Hitori O Te Tenehi Maori - (Handling Fee and/or Freight charges may apply)

A History of Maori Tennis: He Hitori O Te Tenehi Maori - (Handling Fee and/or Freight charges may apply)

Aotearoa, Maori Tennis Association Inc.
Aotearoa Maori Tennis celebrated its 80th Championships by producing a book on the history of Maori Tennis. It provides a window to a wonderful past, and to colourful characters like Sir Maui Pomare and Paraire Tomoana. The culminating point of this history is in the exploits of two of our greatest champions, Ruia Morrison-Davy and Kelly Evernden - two who've achieved the very highest by playing at Wimbledon. More recently, other women like...

$45.00




A Tohunga's Natural World: Plants, Gardening and Food

A Tohunga's Natural World: Plants, Gardening and Food

Moon, Paul
In this remarkable sequel to his ground-breaking "Tohunga: Hohepa Kereopa" (2003), historian Paul Moon again travels deep into Tuhoe territory, and deep into its past, to uncover a wealth of material. This time he reveals his discussions with Hohepa Kereopa on traditional plants, cultivation, gardening, foods, medicines and other aspects of the natural Maori world. This book is indispensable for anyone with an interest in customary Maori life,...

$30.00




An Illustrated Guide to Maori Art (OUT OF PRINT)

An Illustrated Guide to Maori Art (OUT OF PRINT)

Barrow, Terence
Reissue. The arts of the Maori are among the most alluring and sophisticated of the Pacific peoples. They developed their skills through centuries of endeavour and craft experimentation, expressing religious and artistic ideas in wood, stone, bone, shell and other materials. In particular, their carving and weaving are universally admired; Maori themselves proudly preserve their artistic traditions and honour the great historic art works. In...

$32.00




An Old New Zealander: or, Te Rauparaha, the Napoleon of the South

An Old New Zealander: or, Te Rauparaha, the Napoleon of the South

Buick, Thomas Lindsay
This is a pre-1923 historical reproduction that was curated for quality. Quality assurance was conducted on each of these books in an attempt to remove books with imperfections introduced by the digitization process. Though we have made best efforts - the books may have occasional errors that do not impede the reading experience. We believe this work is culturally important and have elected to bring the book back into print as part of our...

$98.00




Aotearoa, Papers of Contest - (Handling Fee and/or Freight charges may apply)

Aotearoa, Papers of Contest - (Handling Fee and/or Freight charges may apply)

Cleave, Peter
The fourth edition of Papers of Contest. The theme of this collection of papers is contest. As in earlier editions there is a challenge in each paper. This edition begins with fragments of very early work by the present author on letters and documents written in Maori in the early and mid-19th century. It closes with an essay on starting points for a consideration of Maori society and culture. There is a consideration of literacy in the 19th...

$115.00




Ask That Mountain: the Story of Parihaka

Ask That Mountain: the Story of Parihaka

Scott, Dick
Reissue. 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 at the foot of Mt Taranaki held out against the encroachments of Pakeha settlers in a struggle that swapped the weapons of war for the weapons of peace. Taking as their symbol the white feather, the chiefs Te Whiti and Tohu led Parihaka in...

$45.00




Awhina's People

Awhina's People

Clark, Suzanne
Awhina's People is the moving story of a strong Maori woman living in pre-European New Zealand. Awhina does her best to protect and nurture her family in a world where the ferocity of the warrior is highly valued. Lives are governed by the seasons; there is a time for harvesting, hunting, storytelling and celebration, and there is a time for war. Only the voice of a blind old woman is raised in protest as Awhina's people are swept up in a deadly...

$35.00




Biculturalism: Reconciling Aotearoa with New Zealand - (Handling Fee and/or Freight charges may apply)

Biculturalism: Reconciling Aotearoa with New Zealand - (Handling Fee and/or Freight charges may apply)

Vasil, Raj
This book describes the relationship between the indigenous Maori and the settlers who made New Zealand their home. It asserts the status of the tangata whenua and the need for this status to be fully and inherently accepted into the fabric of New Zealand society before equality or social ease can truly occur.

$35.00




Bilingual Myths of Aotearoa

Bilingual Myths of Aotearoa

Bacon, Ron

$220.00




Carved Histories: Power and Patronage in Rotoiti Wood Carving

Carved Histories: Power and Patronage in Rotoiti Wood Carving

Neich, Roger
Now in paperback for the first time, "Carved Histories" is the classic account of one of the most influential traditions of Maori wood carving in New Zealand. It pieces together the history of Ngati Tarawhai carving from pre-European times to the present day and analyses the personalities, families and social changes that shaped the work. "Carved Histories" includes biographies of key carvers, a list of all known Ngati Tarawhai carvings...

$60.00





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