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
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
|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
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
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
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.
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
|Author:||Huia Publishing Staff (Editor)|
Authors published in the anthology are finalists from the 2015 Pikihuia Awards for Maori writers, with short stories written in both Te Reo Maori and English, and also novel extracts. The topics, themes and writing styles are diverse, as you might expect with 19 pieces written by 15 authors.
Som... read more
First published in 1990, and reprinted steadily ever since, the first edition of the Collins Maori Phrasebook and Dictionary was an inaugural Silver Premier New Zealand Bestseller, and has sold over 30,000 copies. This revised edition inclu... read more
Colourful poster illustrating the 12 letters and sounds in the Maori alphabet. Words in English and Maori.
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