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By Bacon, Ron; Jahnke, Robert
This is the story of the oldest tohunga who promised the people he would build for them a canoe worthy of the name Te Ika-a-matua, the Fish of our Fathers.
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When the people of a Maori kainga decide that they need a meeting house built on their spacious marae, the oldest tohunga sees to it that a house of wonder is made for them.
The Home of the Winds describes and illustrates the building and fortification of a pa on a site chosen for its defensibility. The ancient lore of the Maori people, their beliefs and skills, their affinity with nature are revealed in an authentic tale of pre-European days.
By Jahnke, Robert; Edited by Cotton, Shane
Exhibition cataloge for WHAKAWHITI ARIA: TRANSMISSION profiles new works from three of New Zealand's leading contemporary Maori artists: Israel Birch, Shane Cotton and Robert Jahnke.
Exploring the transfer of ideas, energy, information and inspiration between these artists, t ...
By Jahnke, Robert
"Tirohanga o Mua began life as a catalogue for a retrospective exhibition by Robert Jahnke at Te Manawa Art Gallery in Palmerston North in 2010. But as the judging panel noted, "It is too substantial to just call it another exhibition catalogue". Along with a comprehensive catalo ...
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