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  • 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...

  • Tauiraby Joan Metge

    Auckland University Press 2015; US$ 23.99

    What it was like growing up in Maori rural communities in the mid-twentieth century? Voices from the past answer this question in the pages of this book. In te reo Maori, 'tauira' means both student and teacher. In the book Tauira, acclaimed educator and anthropologist Joan Metge introduces readers to Maori methods of teaching and learning that are... more...

  • Nga Tini Whetuby Mason Durie

    Huia (NZ) Ltd 2013; US$ 9.99

    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...

  • Mana Tangataby Huia Tomlins-Jahnke; Malcolm Mulholland

    Huia (NZ) Ltd 2013; US$ 9.99

    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$ 9.99

    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$ 9.99

    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$ 9.99

    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...

  • Kinds of Peaceby Keith Sinclair

    Auckland University Press 2013; US$ 23.99

    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...

  • Treasuryby Malcolm McKinnon

    Auckland University Press 2013; US$ 37.99

    Treasury is the official commissioned history of our most important department of state, founded with the nation in 1840. It is a rich and textured story: it shows the perennial jousting of officials with ministers, the rise and fall of the accountants and the rise and rise of the economists. It shows the impact of changes in the political scene and... more...

  • The Meeting Placeby Vincent O'Malley

    Auckland University Press 2013; US$ 28.99

    Here Vincent O'Malley examines the 'meeting place' negotiated by Maori and Pakeha from 1642 to 1840. How did Maori and Pakeha negotiate a meeting place? Would Maori observe the Sabbath? Should Pakeha fear the power of tapu? Whose view of land ownership and control would prevail? How would Maori rangatira and Pakeha leaders establish the rules of political... more...