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            Polynesian Panthers: Pacific Protest and Affirmative Action in Aotearoa New Zealand 1971 - 1981
             

            Polynesian Panthers: Pacific Protest and Affirmative Action in Aotearoa New Zealand 1971 - 1981 (Paperback)

            By Anae, Melani; Tamu, Leilani; Iuli, Lautofa; Edited by Burgoyne, Leilani

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            "Polynesian Panthers records the Pacific rights and social activist movement in New Zealand, told by those who were there. Forming in 1971, the Polynesian Panthers sought to raise consciousness and took action in response to the racism and discrimination Pacific peoples faced in ...New Zealand in the 1970s and 1980s. The Panthers organised prison visit programmes and sporting and debating teams for inmates; provided a halfway-house service for young men released from prison; ran homework centres; and offered 'people's loans', legal aid and food banks that catered for 600 families at their height. Drawing on interviews, memoirs, poetry, newspaper articles and critical analysis, Polynesian Panthers is a thought-provoking account of this period in New Zealand"--Publisher information.
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            ISBN 9781775502050
            Published NZ 1 Nov 2015
            Publisher Huia Publishers
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            Reawakened: Traditional navigators of Te Moana-nui-a-Kiwa
              

            Reawakened: Traditional navigators of Te Moana-nui-a-Kiwa (Paperback)

            By Evans, Jeff; Foreword by Baybayan, Kalepa

            • RRP: $92.80
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            This book features interviews with 10 master navigators who trained under Mau Piailug, the legendary teacher of traditional wayfinding methods for open-ocean voyaging across the Pacific. They were given the status of master navigator by Mau, and went on to become an integral part... of the renaissance of knowledge and traditions around voyaging.
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            ISBN 9780995131804
            Published NZ 10 Jun 2021
            Publisher Massey University Press
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            Maui and Other Maori Legends: 8 Classic Tales of Aotearoa
             

            Maui and Other Maori Legends: 8 Classic Tales of Aotearoa (Hardback)

            By Gossage, Peter

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            A beautiful collection of artist Peter Gossage's beloved Maori myths, in one stunning volume. Peter Gossage's memorable retellings of Maori oral myths have captivated the children of New Zealand for generations. Their dramatic and distinctive illustrations with minimal yet evo...cative language form a powerful combination, and each has earned its place among the beloved classics of our literature. These are exciting, magical tales of adventure and intrigue. Several feature the remarkable culture hero Maui - the quick-witted and the trickster - whose exploits include slowing the sun in its course across the sky, fishing up the North Island/Te Ika a Maui, discovering the secret of fire and his attempt to trick the goddess of death and become immortal. Maui and Other Legends contains eight essential legends. In this volume you will find timeless favourites such as How Maui Found his Mother, Battle of the Mountains, Pania of the Reef and many more. The treasury includes: How Maui Found his Mother How Maui Found his Father and the Magic Jawbone The Fish of Maui How Maui Slowed the Sun How Maui Found the Secret of Fire How Maui Defied the Goddess of Death Battle of the Mountains Pania of the Reef
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            ISBN 9780143309291
            Published NZ 3 Oct 2016
            Publisher Penguin
            Interest Age 5-8 years
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            LEGO Disney Princess Meet Moana
             

            LEGO Disney Princess Meet Moana (Hardback)

            By Kosara, Tori

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            Discover everything you've ever wondered about your favourite LEGO (R) Disney Princess (TM) in this super-cute starter guide What is Moana's secret wish? Why is everything changing on the island of Montunui? Who helps Moana cross the ocean? Get all the answers to your questions a...bout this brave voyager with DK's LEGO Disney Princess: Meet Moana. Featuring a simple Q&A format, fun facts, and showcasing beautiful LEGO sets, mini-dolls, and accessories, DK's LEGO Disney Princess Meet Moana is a charming introduction to LEGO Moana. With a bright and playful design and cheerful, inviting text, DK's guide encourages young readers to explore the Princess' amazing world from her incredible adventures on the ocean and on land. A perfect entry level guide for young fans, which can be built into a cherished collection. (c)2021 The LEGO Group. (c)2021 Disney Enterprises, Inc.
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            ISBN 9780241469323
            Released NZ 4 May 2021
            Publisher Dorling Kindersley Publishers
            Interest Age 5-8 years
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            Polynesian Island Myths
             

            Polynesian Island Myths (Paperback, New edition)

            Edited by Jackson, J. K.

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            The Polynesia triangle covers Easter Island, Hawaii, New Zealand and the many isles in between. The legends of the region are based on the creation of land, fish, sea, valleys and the volcanic outcrops scattered across the long stretches of the Pacific. The beautiful myths of the... ancient Polynesians are brought together in this new collection.
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            ISBN 9781839642241
            Released NZ 1 Oct 2020
            Publisher Flame Tree Publishing
            Interest Age General Audience
            Series The World's Greatest Myths and Legends
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            Polynesia, 900-1600
               

            Polynesia, 900-1600 (Paperback, New edition)

            By Williams, Madi

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            • Pub Date
              30 Jun 21

            A historical overview and thematic examination of Polynesia (especially New Zealand and its outlying islands), 900-1600.

            ISBN 9781641892148
            Released NZ 30 Jun 2021
            Publisher Misc - South Pacific Books
            Interest Age General Audience
            Series Past Imperfect
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            Available for pre-order, ships once internationally released 30 Jun 2021
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            People of the Sea
             

            People of the Sea (Paperback)

            By Wharram, James; Other primary creator Boon, Hanneke

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            James Wharram's account of his life dedicated to designing, building, and sailing worldwide, craft of the Polynesian double canoe form.

            ISBN 9781907206504
            Released NZ 31 Mar 2021
            Publisher Lodestar Books
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            Sea People: In Search of the Ancient Navigators of the Pacific
             

            Sea People: In Search of the Ancient Navigators of the Pacific (Paperback)

            By Thompson, Christina

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            `Wonderfully researched and beautifully written' Philip Hoare, author of Leviathan `Succeeds in conjuring a lost world' Dava Sobel, author of Longitude `Fascinating and satisfying' Simon Winchester, author of The Map that Changed the World For more than a millennium, Polynesians ...have occupied the remotest islands in the Pacific Ocean, a vast triangle stretching from Hawaii to New Zealand to Easter Island. Until the arrival of European explorers they were the only people to have ever lived there. Both the most closely related and the most widely dispersed people in the world before the era of mass migration, Polynesians can trace their roots to a group of epic voyagers who ventured out into the unknown in one of the greatest adventures in human history. How did the earliest Polynesians find and colonise these far-flung islands? How did a people without writing or metal tools conquer the largest ocean in the world? This conundrum, which came to be known as the Problem of Polynesian Origins, emerged in the eighteenth century as one of the great geographical mysteries of mankind. For Christina Thompson, this mystery is personal: her Maori husband and their sons descend directly from these ancient navigators. In Sea People, Thompson explores the fascinating story of these ancestors, as well as those of the many sailors, linguists, archaeologists, folklorists, biologists and geographers who have puzzled over this history for three hundred years. A masterful mix of history, geography, anthropology, and the science of navigation, Sea People is a vivid tour of one of the most captivating regions in the world.
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            ISBN 9780008339050
            Released NZ 30 Jan 2020
            Publisher HarperCollins Publishers
            Interest Age General Audience
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            Honour, Mana, and Agency in Polynesian-European Conflict
              

            Honour, Mana, and Agency in Polynesian-European Conflict (Paperback)

            By Wilkes, Annette

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            Focusing on the era of first encounters in Polynesia, this book provides a fresh look at some of the early contacts between indigenous people and the captains and crew of European ships. The case studies chosen enable comparison of New Zealand Maori-European transactions with sim...ilar Pacific ones. The book examines the conflict situations that arose and the reasons for physical violence, highlighting the roles of honour, mana, and agency. Drawing on a range of archival materials, sailor and missionary journals, as well as indigenous narratives, Wilkes applies an analytical method typically used for examining much more recent conflict. She compares different ways of seeing and knowing the world and reflects on the reasons for poor decision-making amongst all the social actors involved. The evidence presented in the book strongly suggests that preventing violence - promoting and negotiating peace - happens most effectively when mana and honour are acknowledged between parties.
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            ISBN 9780367731113
            Released NZ 18 Dec 2020
            Publisher Taylor & Francis Ltd
            Interest Age 19+ years
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            The Fabric of Life: Early Polynesian Barkcloth in Context
               

            The Fabric of Life: Early Polynesian Barkcloth in Context (Hardback)

            Edited by Denner, Antje

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            • Pub Date
              1 Aug 21

            This book is the result of a collaborative project, involving institutions worldwide, investigating the history of barkcloths and their significance to contemporary artists in Oceania.

            ISBN 9781910682166
            Released NZ 1 Aug 2021
            Publisher Misc - South Pacific Books
            Interest Age 19+ years
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