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A Whakapapa of Tradition: One Hundred Years of Ngati Porou Carving, 1830-1930
 

A Whakapapa of Tradition: One Hundred Years of Ngati Porou Carving, 1830-1930 (Hardback)

By Ellis, Ngarino; Other Robertson, Natalie S.

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From the emergence of the chapel and the wharenui in the nineteenth century to the rejuvenation of carving by Apirana Ngata in the 1920s, Maori carving went through a rapid evolution from 1830 to 1930. Focusing on thirty meeting houses, Ngarino Ellis tells the story of Ngati Poro ...

ISBN 9781869407377
Published 1 June 2015 by Auckland University Press
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Face to Face
 

Face to Face (Trade Paperback/Paperback)

By Moon Paul & Ussher Jane

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"Stimulating, humorous, sometimes controversial and always revealing, Face to Face offers intimate portraits of the lives of twelve remarkable New Zealanders. Through conversations with Paul Moon, one of the country's most acclaimed historians and cultural commentators, and throu ...

ISBN 9780143571445
Published 29 July 2015 by Penguin
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Maori Carving: The Art of Preserving Maori History
 

Maori Carving: The Art of Preserving Maori History (Paperback)

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"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 musical instruments, waka or ca ...

ISBN 9781775501916
Published 30 June 2015 by Huia Publishers
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Maori Art: History, Architecture, Landscape & Theory
 

Maori Art: History, Architecture, Landscape & Theory (Hardback)

By Panoho, Dr Rangihiroa; Photographs by Adams, Mark Bentley; Sameshima, Haruhiko

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Traditionally books on Maori art have described the work as either 'traditional' (as in the arts of carving, weaving, painting) or 'contemporary', that is work produced post-1950s. This book presents a unique focus on Maori art by exploring the connection between the traditional ...

ISBN 9781869538675
Published 15 June 2015 by David Bateman Ltd
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Otea
 

Otea (Hardback)

By Waipara, Zak

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"A children's graphic novel, an original fictional story in a Maori setting. The story involves Kurutai, a nature sprite, and Mokotawhito, an ancient tuatara. Kurutai's immediate quest, with assistance from Mokotawhito, is the retrieval of the fragmented mauri of Otea before cala ...

ISBN 9780473320690
Published 1 April 2015 by Miscellaneous
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Series Rock of Ages
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Te Atinga: 25 years of Contemporary Maori Art
 

Te Atinga: 25 years of Contemporary Maori Art

By Borell, Nigel

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Te Atinga presents a showcase of significant Maori art pieces across a variety of mediums such as painting, ceramics, sculpture and weaving.

ISBN 9780958234146
Published Wheelers - South Pacific
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New Zealand Camera 2015
 

New Zealand Camera 2015 (Hardback)

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An annual showcase of outstanding photographic images from members of the Photographic Socierty of New Zealand.

ISBN 588204
Published 1 June 2015
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The Anzacs: An Inside View of New Zealanders at Gallipoli
 

The Anzacs: An Inside View of New Zealanders at Gallipoli (Trade Paperback/Paperback)

By War Memorial Museum, Auckland

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"The Gallipoli campaign was one of New Zealand's darkest and most dramatic, one that resulted in a devastating loss of life and cultivated a lasting legacy of sacrifice and nationhood. This carefully chosen selection from the Auckland War Memorial Museum's extensive catalogue, wi ...

ISBN 9780143572336
Published 25 March 2015 by Penguin
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Hope in a Ballet Shoe: Orphaned by War, Saved by Ballet: An Extraordinary True Story
 

Hope in a Ballet Shoe: Orphaned by War, Saved by Ballet: An Extraordinary True Story (Paperback, Main)

By DePrince, Michaela; DePrince, Elaine

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Growing up in war-torn Sierra Leone, the author witnesses atrocities that no child ever should. Her father is killed by rebels and her mother dies of famine. Sent to an orphanage, she is mistreated and she sees the brutal murder of her favourite teacher. This book tells her story ...

ISBN 9780571314478
Published 29 July 2015 by Misc - United Book Distributor
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Historic Churches: A Guide to Over 60 Early New Zealand Churches
  

Historic Churches: A Guide to Over 60 Early New Zealand Churches (Paperback)

By Burgess, Linda; Photographs by Burgess, Robert

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"An affectionate, entertaining and informative guide to New Zealand's early churches, from quaint country churches and small school chapels, to grand cathedrals and curious synagogues. Following on from the success of Historic Houses, writer Linda and photographer Robert Burgess ...

ISBN 9781775537335
Release Date 26 August 2015 by Random House
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