|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.
The Raupo Essential Maori Dictionary is 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 l... read more
Maori myths and legends have an important role in transmitting and regenerating traditional knowledge. Yet as Ross Calman points out in his introduction to this new edition, they are also simply great yarns - reflective of a time when telling and listening to stories was a key... 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 with numbers 1 to 10 written in English and Maori, illustrated with New Zealand images.
Colourful poster illustrating the 12 letters and sounds in the Maori alphabet. Words in English and Maori.
|Author:||Scotty Morrison; Stacey Morrison|
Kei hea o putu whutuporo? Where are your rugby boots? Homai te ranu tomato Pass me the tomato sauce Kei te pehea te huarere i tenei ra? How is the weather today? Kei hea to mahi kainga? Where is your homework? Kati te whakaporearea i to tuahine! Stop an... read more
The 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 workbook series is the ultimate resource for anyone wanting to learn the basics of the Maori languag... 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