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  • Ko te Whenua te Utu / Land Is the Priceby M. P. K. Sorrenson

    Auckland University Press 2014; US$ 31.99

    For more than half a century, Keith Sorrenson?one of New Zealand?s leading historians and himself of mixed Maori and Pakeha descent?has dived deeper than anyone into the story of two peoples in New Zealand. In this new book, Sorrenson brings together his major writing from the last 56 years into a powerful whole?covering topics from the origins of... more...

  • 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...

  • The Future of Tokelauby Judith Huntsman; Kelihiano Kalolo

    Auckland University Press 2013; US$ 29.15

    The Future of Tokelau is a sequel to Judith Huntsman and Antony Hooper?s Tokelau: A Historical Ethnography (1997), and follows the history of that small Pacific nation from the 1970s up to the recent referendum in which Tokelauans decisively voted against independence. This is an extraordinary story a dramatic narrative sometimes taking place... more...

  • The Fourth Eyeby Brendan Hokowhitu; Vijay Devadas

    University of Minnesota Press 2013; US$ 82.50

    The Fourth Eye brings together Indigenous and non-Indigenous scholars to provide a critical and comprehensive account of the intricate and complex relationship between the media and M?ori culture. Examining the Indigenous mediascape, The Fourth Eye shows how M?ori filmmakers, actors, and media producers have depicted conflicts over citizenship... more...

  • Nga Tini Whetuby Mason Durie

    Huia (NZ) Ltd 2013; US$ 7.28

    Nga Tini Whetu Navigating Maori Futures brings together twenty-five papers Mason Durie has presented at national and international conferences between 2004 and 2010. It discusses Maori moving towards a future involving new technologies, alliances, economies and levels of achievement and being equipped to respond to the changes in a way that enables... 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...

  • M?ori and Social Issuesby Tracey McIntosh; Malcolm Mulholland

    Huia (NZ) Ltd 2013; US$ 7.28

    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$ 29.15

    In the course of his political career Gordon Coates (18781943) 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...