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Pukaki: Te Hokinga Mai o te Auahituroa

Pukaki: Te Hokinga Mai o te Auahituroa

Award-winning book first published in English in 2000 now translated in Te Reo Maori.

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ISBN 9780947506254
Barcode 9780947506254
Published 11 September 2017 by Oratia Media
Format Paperback
Language Maori (translated from: English)
Author(s) By Tapsell, Paul
Translated by Morrison, Scotty
Availability In stock at publisher; ships 6-12 working days

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Full details for this title

ISBN-13 9780947506254
ISBN-10 094750625X
Stock Available
Status In stock at publisher; ships 6-12 working days
Publisher Oratia Media
Imprint Oratia Books
Publication Date 11 September 2017
International Publication Date 16 August 2017
Publication Country New Zealand New Zealand
Format Paperback
Language Maori
Translated from English
Author(s) By Tapsell, Paul
Translated by Morrison, Scotty
Category Te Reo / Maori
Australasian & Pacific History
History of Specific Subjects
Social & Cultural History
NZ, Maori & Pasifika
New Zealand & Related
Number of Pages 188
Dimensions Width: 250mm
Height: 250mm
Weight Not specified - defaults to 600g
Interest Age General Audience
Reading Age General Audience
NBS Text Regional History
ONIX Text General/trade
Dewey Code 993.423
Catalogue Code 744339

Description of this Book

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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Author's Bio

Paul Tapsell is professor of Maori studies at the University of Otago and senior research fellow at the University of Auckland, and was formerly director Maori at the Auckland Museum. His previous books are Pukaki: a comet returns (1999), a Montana Book Award winner, and Ko tawa: Maori treasures of New Zealand (2006), with photos by Krzysztof Pfeiffer.

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