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            Te Marae: A Guide to Customs and Protocol
             

            Te Marae: A Guide to Customs and Protocol (Trade Paperback / Paperback, 2009 reprint)

            By Tauroa, Hiwi; Tauroa, Patricia

            • RRP: $25.00
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            This book is an invaluable introduction to Maori protocol for Pakehas. Hiwi and Pat Tauroa outline the sequence of events when visitors arrive at the gates of a marae and ends with their departure, with appropriate behaviour being described at each stage. First published in 1986 ...- now reprinted by Penguin.
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            ISBN 9780143202424
            Published NZ 16 Apr 2009
            Publisher Penguin
            Interest Age General Audience
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            Girl of New Zealand: Colonial Optics in Aotearoa
              

            Girl of New Zealand: Colonial Optics in Aotearoa (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Erai, Michelle

            • RRP: $103.99
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            Presents a nuanced insight into the way violence and colonial attitudes shaped the representation of Maori women and girls. Michelle Erai sheds light on how race, gender, and sexuality have been ascribed to particular bodies.

            ISBN 9780816537020
            Released NZ 30 May 2020
            Publisher Misc - South Pacific Books
            Interest Age General Audience
            Series Critical Issues in Indigenous Studies
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            Te Mahi Oneone Hua Parakore: A Maori Soil Sovereignty and Wellbeing Handbook
              

            Te Mahi Oneone Hua Parakore: A Maori Soil Sovereignty and Wellbeing Handbook (Paperback)

            Edited by Hutchings, Jessica

            • RRP: $40.00
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            • Pub Date
              31 Jul 20

            Te Mahi Oneone Hua Parakore: A Maori Soil Sovereignty and Wellbeing Handbook shines a light on Maori relationships with soil, as well as the connections between soil and food security, and frames these links within the wider discourse of tino rangatiratanga from a variety of Maor...i perspectives.
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            ISBN 9780473516192
            Published NZ 31 Jul 2020
            Publisher FREERANGE PRESS
            Interest Age General Audience
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            Matariki: The Star of the Year
             

            Matariki: The Star of the Year (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Matamua, Rangi

            • RRP: $35.00
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            In mid-winter, Matariki rises in the pre-dawn sky, and its observation is celebrated with incantations on hilltops at dawn, balls, exhibitions, dinners and a vast number of events. The Matariki tradition has been re-established, and its regeneration coincides with a growing inter...est in Maori astronomy. Still, there remain some unanswered questions about how Matariki was traditionally observed.
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            ISBN 9781775503255
            Published NZ 1 May 2017
            Publisher Huia Publishers
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            Dark Emu: Aboriginal Australia and the Birth of Agriculture

            Dark Emu: Aboriginal Australia and the Birth of Agriculture (Trade Paperback / Paperback, None ed.)

            By Pascoe, Bruce

            • RRP: $24.99
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            `Dark Emu injects a profound authenticity into the conversation about how we Australians understand our continent ... [It is] essential reading for anyone who wants to understand what Australia once was, or what it might yet be if we heed the lessons of long and sophisticated hum...an occupation.' Judges for 2016 NSW Premier's Literary AwardsDark Emu puts forward an argument for a reconsideration of the hunter-gatherer tag for pre-colonial Aboriginal Australians. The evidence insists that Aboriginal people right across the continent were using domesticated plants, sowing, harvesting, irrigating and storing - behaviours inconsistent with the hunter-gatherer tag. Gerritsen and Gammage in their latest books support this premise but Pascoe takes this further and challenges the hunter-gatherer tag as a convenient lie. Almost all the evidence is Dark Emu comes from the records and diaries of the Australian explorers, impeccable sources. Bruce's comments on his book compared to Gammage's: My book is about food production, housing construction and clothing whereas Gammage was interested in the appearance of the country at contact. [Gammage] doesn't contest hunter gatherer labels either, whereas that is at the centre of my argument.
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            ISBN 9781921248016
            Published NZ 1 Jun 2018
            Publisher Magabala Books
            Interest Age General Audience
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            Life as a Casketeer: What the Business of Death Can Teach the Living
             

            Life as a Casketeer: What the Business of Death Can Teach the Living (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Tipene, Francis; Tipene, Kaiora

            • RRP: $39.99
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            A celebration of life and death. A book to make you laugh and cry. A deep, funny and personal story about the lives of New Zealand's favourite undertakers, Francis and Kaiora Tipene. Born and raised in Northland, the married couple and parents to five boys now star in the third s...eries of their own reality television show The Casketeers, a show about day-to-day life (and death) at their Auckland funeral business, Tipene Funerals. This is Francis and Kaiora's story, a story about a modest yet richly cultural Maori upbringing in the communities of Pawarenga and Kaitaia, the trials and tribulations of their love and marriage, the joy of raising five sons, and the dedication and mahi required to grow a business. It's also a book about traditions of tangihanga, tikanga Maori and Polynesian ways of morning the dead. Inspirational, hilarious, and wise: this is a book to make you see dying, grief and remembrance in a totally new light.
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            ISBN 9781775541486
            Published NZ 4 Feb 2020
            Publisher HarperCollins Publishers
            Interest Age General Audience
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            Living By the Moon: Te Maramataka o Te Whanau-a-Apanui
             

            Living By the Moon: Te Maramataka o Te Whanau-a-Apanui (Paperback)

            By Tawhai, Wiremu

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            The dependence of Te Whanau-a-Apanui ancestors on the environment led them to closely study the changes and cycles in nature so they could ensure their survival in their tribal area. Knowledge of aspects such as the sea conditions and best planting and harvesting times at each da...y of the month were carefully observed and remembered and community activities were arranged according to the phases of the moon. This book records this traditional knowledge, handed down orally and through practical demonstration to Te Whanau-a-Apanui elders by their forebears, and from them to the next generations.
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            ISBN 9781775501244
            Published NZ 4 Oct 2013
            Publisher Huia Publishers
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            Homeland Calling: Words from a New Generation of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Voices

            Homeland Calling: Words from a New Generation of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Voices (Paperback)

            By Pea Media, Desert; Edited by Van Neerven, Ellen

            • RRP: $27.99
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            A new generation of deadly, young poets has emerged in Australia.

            ISBN 9781741176926
            Published NZ 1 May 2020
            Publisher Explore Australia
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            The Convict Valley: The Bloody Struggle on Australia's Early Frontier

            The Convict Valley: The Bloody Struggle on Australia's Early Frontier (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Dunn, Mark

            • RRP: $36.99
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            In 1790, five convicts escaped Sydney by boat and were swept ashore near present-day Newcastle. They were taken in by the Worimi people, given Aboriginal names and started families. Thus began a long and at times dramatic series of encounters between Aboriginals and convicts in t...he second settlement in Australia. The fertile valley of the Hunter River was the first area outside of Sydney explored by the British, and it became one of the largest penal settlements. Yet today manicured lawns and prosperous vineyards hide the struggles, violence and toil of the thousands of convicts who laid its foundations. The Convict Valley uncovers this rich colonial past, as well as the story of the original Aboriginal landholders. While there were friendships and alliances in the early years, in the mad scramble for land in the 1820s as the Valley was opened to free settlers, tensions increased and bloodshed ensued. With fascinating stories about convicts, white settlers and the Aboriginal inhabitants that have long been forgotten, The Convict Valley is a new Australian history classic. 'Mark Dunn's Convict Valley is a finely detailed and meticulously researched study of the Hunter Valley. Interweaving its Aboriginal, convict and mining past, Dunn reveals the missing and misunderstood complexities of these histories as a gifted storyteller.' - Professor John Maynard, The University of Newcastle
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            ISBN 9781760528645
            Published NZ 2 Jun 2020
            Publisher Allen & Unwin
            Interest Age General Audience
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            Colonising Myths: Maori Realities-He Rukuruku Whakaaro
              

            Colonising Myths: Maori Realities-He Rukuruku Whakaaro (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Mikaere, Ani

            • RRP: $45.00
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            This book brings together a series of papers that reflects on the effect of Pakeha law, legal processes, and teaching on Maori legal thought and practice.

            ISBN 9781869694531
            Published NZ 2 Sep 2011
            Publisher Huia Publishers
            Interest Age 14+ years
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