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  • Mana Tangataby Huia Tomlins-Jahnke; Malcolm Mulholland

    Huia (NZ) Ltd 2013; US$ 7.28

    This is a collection of papers by senior Maori academics who are experts and have considerable mana in their chosen fields. The ten contributing authors, who are academics at Massey University, discuss the Maori language, marae, religion, the Treaty of Waitangi, the State and Maori, citizenship education, mental health, the health workforce, kaitiakitanga... more...

  • Nga Kahui Pouby Mason Durie

    Huia (NZ) Ltd 2013; US$ 7.28

    by 2051 the ethnic Maori population will almost double in size to close to a million, or twenty-two percent of the total New Zealand population. Even more dramatically, by 2051 thirty-three percent of all children in the country will be Maori ...' This substantial change in our society will have major implications for Maori and wider society. Professor... more...

  • Tikanga Maoriby Hirini Moko Mead

    Huia (NZ) Ltd 2013; US$ 7.28

    Professor Hirini Moko Mead's comprehensive survey of tikanga Maori (Maori custom) is the most substantial of its kind every published. Ranging over topics from the everyday to the esoteric, it provides a breadth of perspectives and authoritative commentary on the principles and practice of tikanga Maori past and present. more...

  • Maori and Social Issuesby Tracey McIntosh; Malcolm Mulholland

    Huia (NZ) Ltd 2013; US$ 6.99

    Maori and Social Issues is a collection of essays by experts in various fields of social sciences which collectively act as a snapshot of where Maori currently sit in relation to contemporary New Zealand society as a whole.The book is the first of a series to be published on research into the state of New Zealand's institutions and sectors of endeavour.... more...

  • Settlersby Jock Phillips; Terry Hearn

    Auckland University Press 2013; US$ 21.88

    Who were our Pakeha ancestors? Did our forefathers and mothers come from particular areas of Britain, did they tend to be rural or city folk, were they Catholics or Protestants, farmers or factory workers? Drawing on a major analysis of death registers and shipping records as well as hundreds of biographical accounts of individuals and families, Settlers... more...

  • Coates of the Kaiparaby Michael Bassett

    Auckland University Press 2013; US$ 28.99

    In the course of his political career Gordon Coates (1878?1943) experienced the extremes of popular adulation and contempt. Handsome, young and debonair, with the common touch, he was a successful minister in the early 1920s and seemed full of promise when he became Prime Minister in 1925 on the death of W.F. Massey. Ten years later, after serving... more...

  • A Sort of Conscienceby Philip Temple

    Auckland University Press 2013; US$ 29.99

    A Sort of Conscience is a remarkably engaging study of the Wakefield family and the early settlement of British colonial societies. It draws on a rich store of sources to paint a portrait of a complex family whose influence crossed the globe. At once notorious and visionary, Edward Gibbon Wakefield and his brothers played a key but controversial role... more...

  • Singer in a Songless Landby K. R. Howe

    Auckland University Press 2013; US$ 21.88

    At the turn of the twentieth century, Edward Tregear was one of New Zealand's most prominent citizens and widely published intellectuals. He was an authority on Maori and Polynesian studies, a controversial 'socialist' and secretary of the Department of Labour, and a key player in attempts to form a united political labour movement in New Zealand.... more...

  • His Way: a Biography of Robert Muldoonby Barry Gustafson

    Auckland University Press 2013; US$ 29.15

    His Way is the only authorised biography of New Zealand prime minister Robert Muldoon - one of the dominant political figures of the last half-century in that country. His Way was based on many hours of conversation with Muldoon himself as well as colleagues, friends, and family, and wide access to the prime minister's official and private papers and... more...

  • Kinds of Peaceby Keith Sinclair

    Auckland University Press 2013; US$ 17.99

    Admirably clear and concise in its account of the aftermath of the land wars, Kinds of Peace examines the political, religious and other reactions among Maori towards the coming of peace. It considers the effect of the wars on the Maori people of Waikato, Taranaki, and Hawkes Bay, and draws heavily on Maori sources. Special emphasis is given to leaders... more...