Heke Tangata can broadly be translated as `migration of the people', and in this book economist Brian Easton tracks the major relocations Maori have made into the cities and market economy since 1945. The book's first part provides a narrative of the post-war ... read more

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: 9780947506438
: Oratia Media
: Oratia Books
: 234mm X 153mm X 10mm
: New Zealand
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: Brian Easton
: Paperback
: 130
: 28 tables
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Heke Tangata: Māori in Markets and Cities
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The Polynesian navigator Kupe is credited with the discovery of the land his expedition named Aotearoa, land of the long white cloud. How did he and the many canoes that followed find their way without modern navigational techniques through perilous... read more

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: 9781877514159
: Oratia Media
: Libro International
: 245mm X 175mm
: New Zealand
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: Jeff Evans
: Paperback
: 910.9164
: 128
: b/w photographs, maps
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Polynesian Navigation and the Discovery of New Zealand
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Pronounce and understand Maori place names with the new fourth edition of A.W. Reed's classic guide to meanings and origins of names across New Zealand. From Ahaura to Whitianga, this handily sized book is the definitive guide to over 2300 of the most comm... read more

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: 9780947506087
: Oratia Media
: Oratia Books
: 210mm X 148mm X 11mm
: New Zealand
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: A. W. Reed
: Paperback
: 4th Enhanced
: 152
: 55 maps and illustrations
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Maori Place Names: Their Meanings and Origins
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Children can easily learn everyday words in te reo Maori with this essential picture book for whanau, preschools, schools and libraries. Lively and colourful, My First Words in Maoriis a welcome and friendly introduction to a fascinating language. D... read more

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: 9780143503903
: Penguin Group New Zealand, Limited
: Puffin Books
: 300x210mm
: New Zealand
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: Paul Tilling
: Paperback
: Revised edition
: English; Maori
: 499.44281
: 32
: colour illustrations
: books
First Words in Maori/Nga Kupu Tuatahi Ki Te Reo Maori
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 Maori

Awards:Shortlisted for Nga Kupu Ora History Book Award 2009.

A guide to the main Maori tribes written especially for visitors and students, combining great photos of scenic New Zealand with maps, Maori art and history. Written by New Zealand's top Maori historians, this is a perfect compact guidebook to the tribes of New Zealand.

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: 9781869537395
: David Bateman Limited, New Zealand
: David Bateman Limited, New Zealand
: 268mm X 192mm
: New Zealand
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: Te Ara Encyclopedia of New Zealand (Compiled by); Fiona Oliver
: Paperback
: 993.00499442
: 96
: Australasian & Pacific history; Indigenous peoples; Genealogy, heraldry, names and honours
: colour illustrations
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Maori Tribes of New Zealand
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 Maori

Awards:Shortisted for the 2018 Ockham NZ Book Awards - The Royal Society Te Apārangi Award for General Non-Fiction.

After the battle of Orakau in 1864 and the end of the war in the Waikato, Tawhiao, the second Maori King, and his supporters were forced into an armed isolation in the Rohe Potae, the King Country. For the next twenty years, the King ... read more

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: 9781869408695
: Auckland University Press
: Auckland University Press
: 240mm X 170mm
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: Michael Belgrave
: Hardback
: English
: 993.302
: 436
: HB
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Dancing with the King: The rise and fall of the King Country, 1864-1885
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 Maori

Awards:Shortlisted for New Zealand Post Children's Book Award: Picture Book 2005 and NZLIA Children's Book Award Russell Clark Medal 2005.

Written and illustrated by well-known children's writer and illustrator Gavin Bishop, Taming the Sun contains four stories - two well-known legends (Maui and the Sun and, Maui and the Big Fish) and two less well-known legends (Rona and the Moon and, Kahu the Taniwha). Aim... read more

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: 9781869790349
: Random House New Zealand Ltd
: Random House New Zealand Ltd
: 289mm X 206mm X 4mm
: New Zealand
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: Gavin Bishop
: Paperback
: 2nd New edition
: 398.20993
: 48pp
: colour illustrations
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Taming the Sun: Four Maori Myths
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This book and CD set gives the basics of how to pronounce Maori correctly, while teaching a little of the language to be used in everyday ife. No prior knowledge of Maori is reqired to use this book. All you need is to take on board a few simp... read more

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: 9780143202387
: Penguin Group New Zealand, Limited
: Raupo
: Contains Paperback and CD-ROM
: 180x150mm
: New Zealand
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: Hoani Niwa
: Paperback
: English; Maori
: 499.442
: 40
: maps
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Pronounce Maori With Confidence: An Easy Guide With CD-Rom
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 Maori

First published in English in 2000, Paora Tapsell's award-winning work brilliantly captured the life and transformations of PukakiIthe Ngati Whakaue ancestor depicted on the New Zealand 20-cent coin. Now a superb translation by Scotty Morrison (also of Ngati Whakaue descent) makes this illustrated work available entirely in Te Reo Maori.

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: 9780947506254
: Oratia Media
: Oratia Books
: 248mm X 248mm
: New Zealand
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: Tapsell, Paul
: Paperback
: 200
: Colour images
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Pukaki: Te Hokinga Mai O Te Auahituroa
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 Maori

Do myths and legends have anything to teach us about understanding Maori values and society? Are they still relevant today? John Patterson encourages a more sensitive and sympathetic attitude among Pakeha people by showing how traditional Maori narratives -- what we still tend to call their myths and ... read more

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: 9781927242513
: Steele Roberts & Associates Ltd
: Steele Roberts & Associates Ltd
: 210mm X 148mm
: New Zealand
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: John Patterson
: Paperback
: 108.999442
: 152
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Pacific Parables: Mana in Maori Tradition
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 Maori

A magnificent documentation of and tribute to New Zealand's wharenui, big and small. Bishop Muru Walters is a very well known Anglican minister. He is also a master carver, poet, broadcaster and former Maori All Black. His son Robin is a photographer and filmmaker who is director at Curious Films. Sam... read more

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: 9781775537236
: Random House New Zealand Ltd
: Godwit
: New Zealand
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: Rev Muru & Robin Walters
: Hardback
: 448
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Marae: A Journey Around New Zealand's Meeting Houses
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 Maori

Maori artifacts from Auckland War Memorial Museum with lovely glossy photos.

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: 9781869534158
: David Bateman Ltd
: David Bateman Ltd
: 210mm X 137mm
: New Zealand
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: Nigel Prickett
: Hardback
: 32
: colour illustrations
: books
Early Maori Ornaments: Nga Tohu Tawhito
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