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Nga Atua -- Maori Gods
 

Nga Atua -- Maori Gods (Hardback, 2nd Enlarged edition)

By Kahukiwa, Robyn

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* Stunning art and charming text presenting major gods including Maui, Tangaroa, Mahuika and Uenuku * Aimed at children but accesses general and gift markets * Robyn Kahukiwa is the best-known Maori female artist of her generation

ISBN 9780947506261
Published 21 June 2017 by Oratia Media
Interest Age 2-6 years
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Maui - Sun Catcher
 

Maui - Sun Catcher (Hardback)

By Tipene, Tim; Illustrated by Waipara, Zak

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This is an imaginative retelling of the beloved legend of Maui catching the sun, set in modern New Zealand. This bilingual English and Te Reo Maori book is suitable for primary age readers, with colourful illustration in a reasonably priced, quality hardback.

ISBN 9780947506148
Published 8 November 2016 by Oratia Media
Interest Age 5-8 years
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New Zealand Tattoo: In the Home of the Tattooist's Art
  

New Zealand Tattoo: In the Home of the Tattooist's Art (Paperback)

By Hoult, Chris; Forbes, Steve

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We have tattooing in the blood in New Zealand, and styles worn with pride here in Aotearoa are appreciated worldwide by admirers of beautiful design. And in the early 2010s, tattooing is going through a renaissance. Chris Hoult immersed himself in the Kiwi tattoo scene from 2011 ...

ISBN 9781877514470
Published 16 October 2012 by Oratia Media
Interest Age 14+ years
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Takitimu: A History of Ngati Kahungunu
 

Takitimu: A History of Ngati Kahungunu (Paperback, 2nd Revised edition)

By Mitchell, J. H.

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One of the major tribal histories, in superb hardback. Ngati Kahungunu (centred around Hawke's Bay and Wairarapa) is New Zealand's third-largest iwi.

ISBN 9780947506216
Published 19 July 2017 by Oratia Media
Interest Age General Audience
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Polynesian Navigation and the Discovery of New Zealand
 

Polynesian Navigation and the Discovery of New Zealand (Paperback, 3rd Revised edition)

By Evans, Jeff

  • RRP: $39.99
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By examining myth, star charts and contemporary Polynesian seafaring, Jeff Evans traces the methods by which Polynesian explorers made their epic voyages, and retraces the historic sailing of the traditional canoe Hawaiki-nui with no modern aids from Tahiti down to New Zealand.

ISBN 9780947506407
Published 26 April 2017 by Oratia Media
Interest Age General Audience
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Nga Waka O Nehera: The First Voyaging Canoes
 

Nga Waka O Nehera: The First Voyaging Canoes (Trade Paperback/Paperback, 2nd edition)

By Evans, Jeff

  • RRP: $51.50
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This is the essential reference work to the traditions of Maori canoes that voyaged to New Zealand - including lists of the waka, names of crew members and vessels, karakia and waiata, and maps. A must for lovers of history, students of Maori and nautical enthusiasts.

ISBN 9780947506056
Published 15 November 2009 by Oratia Media
Interest Age General Audience
Language (Maori)
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Takitimu: A History of Ngati Kahungunu
 

Takitimu: A History of Ngati Kahungunu (Hardback, facsimilie reprint)

By Mitchell, J. H.

  • RRP: $80.00
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Takitimu is one of the great tribal histories in the New Zealand literary canon. It tells of the Ngati Kahungunu people - tangata whenua of Hawke's Bay and parts of East Coast and Wairarapa - from their origins in the Pacific Islands to their lineage in Aotearoa up to the twentie ...

ISBN 9781877514722
Published 23 October 2014 by Oratia Media
Interest Age General Audience
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