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Maori Peoples of New Zealand

Maori Peoples of New Zealand
  

The first volume of the Te Ara Online Encyclopedia. Published on the website in 2004, the first theme examines how people came to these isolated islands, initially from Polynesia. This volume covers the early discover and peopling of Aotearoa by Maori, providing the history and c... read full description below.

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ISBN 9781869536220
Barcode 9781869536220
Published 10 October 2006 by David Bateman Ltd
Format Paperback, Revised edition
Author(s) By Encyclopedia of New Zealand, Te Ara
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ISBN-13 9781869536220
ISBN-10 1869536223
Stock Available
Status In-stock at publisher; ships 5-12 working days
Publisher David Bateman Ltd
Imprint David Bateman Ltd
Publication Date 10 October 2006
Publication Country New Zealand New Zealand
Format Paperback, Revised edition
Edition Revised edition
Author(s) By Encyclopedia of New Zealand, Te Ara
Category Reference
History
Australasian & Pacific History
Indigenous Peoples
NZ, Maori & Pasifika
Maori
New Zealand & Related
Number of Pages 288
Dimensions Width: 192mm
Height: 268mm
Weight Not specified - defaults to 600g
Interest Age General Audience
Reading Age General Audience
Library of Congress Maori (New Zealand people)
NBS Text Regional History
ONIX Text General/trade
Dewey Code 993.0049944
Catalogue Code 18212

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Who are the Maori of New Zealand? How did they get here and how did they settle the country? What are the main tribal groups in New Zealand, and where are they based? The first publication to come out of the online Te Ara Encyclopedia of New Zealand project tells the story of the tangata whenua of Aotearoa, from their journeys across the vast Pacific Ocean to the histories of all the major iwi, including the contemporary issues they face today. No other book brings together in one place all these tribal histories. Based on the latest research and generously illustrated in full colour with superb mapping and photographs, this rich resource is an essential part of 'our' nation's story and fills an important gap in the history of New Zealand.

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