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              Maori Philosophy: Indigenous Thinking from Aotearoa
                

              Maori Philosophy: Indigenous Thinking from Aotearoa (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Stewart, Dr Georgina

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              This book is a concise introduction to Maori philosophy, covering the symbolic systems and worldviews of the indigenous people of Aotearoa, New Zealand. This book addresses core philosophical issues including Maori notions of the self, the world, epistemology, the form in which M...aori philosophy is conveyed, and whether or not Maori philosophy has a teleological agenda. The book introduces key texts, thinkers and themes and includes pedagogical features including: - A Maori-to-English glossary; - Accessible English translations of primary source material; - Teaching notes, and reflections on how the studied material engages with contemporary debates - End-of-chapter discussion questions that can be used in teaching - Comprehensive bibliographies and guided suggestions for further reading. Knowledge, Self and World in Maori Philosophy is an ideal text for students studying World Philosophies, or anyone who wishes to use indigenous philosophies or methodologies in their own research and scholarship.
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              ISBN 9781350101654
              Released AU 29 Sep 2020
              Publisher Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
              Interest Age 19+ years
              Series Bloomsbury Introductions to World Philosophies
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              Maori Markings: Ta Moko
               

              Maori Markings: Ta Moko (Paperback)

              Created by Australia, National Gallery of

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              "The practice of t moko, and the wearing of moko, was considered an art form of a bygone day for the most part of the twentieth century, as casualty of Aotearoa New Zealand's colonial past. However, this unique Pacific art is enjoying a revival. Its embers fanned back to life by ...modern practitioners in the 1980s, it has once again become a powerful form of Mori cultural expression, identity and unity. In a first for Australia, 'Mori markings: t moko' looks at not only the history of this living, breathing art of our region but also shares stories of today's proud moko wearers and practitioners"--Foreword.
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              ISBN 9780642334800
              Published AU 1 May 2019
              Publisher National Library of Australia
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              Expanding World, New Country
               

              Expanding World, New Country (Paperback, New edition)

              By Ball, Graeme

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              Expanding World, New Country: 19th Century New Zealand from 3000BCE to today, is aimed primarily at secondary students, the first such textbook in 20 years. Expanding World, New Country focuses on the long 19th century (up to WWI) during which New Zealand changed from a wholly Ma...ori country to one dominated by Pakeha in terms of numbers, culture and political power.
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              ISBN 9780170425315
              Published AU 19 Feb 2019
              Publisher Cengage Learning Australia
              Interest Age 19+ years
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              The Maori Conflict
                

              The Maori Conflict (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Hampsey, Sean

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              In the early 1800as a French veteran of Napoleon Bonaparteas wars escapes to New Zealand from the penal settlement of New South Wales. After being captured, he chances his way into the inner-sanctum of a powerful Maori tribe. Soon he is within a hairs-breadth of becoming heir to ...the throne. He is caught-up in a terrifying inter-tribal war, and even as a seasoned campaigner, he is over-awed by the brutality and bravery of it all. Intertwined through this riveting tale is an abandoned nymph-like white girl who captivates our French adventurer to the point that she costs him his position and standing among the Maoris. Amidst all of the beauty and savagery that is New Zealand, the author brings the reader with him into the valleys and dells of the lush tropical rain forests, to the snow-capped mountain peaks, and to the peaceful bays and inlets of a country so abundant in natures finery we can touch each dew-drenched leaf and be intoxicated by each delicate plant and flower. One can immediately feel absorbed in this land, abounding in beauty in all its untamed forms just prior to white settlement in the late 1840as.
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              ISBN 9781925230437
              Published AU 1 Oct 2018
              Publisher Author (Self Published Title)
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              Guardian of the Dead
                

              Guardian of the Dead (Paperback)

              By Healey, Karen

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              'In less than a day I had been harassed, enchanted, shouted at, cried on, and clawed. I'd been cold, scared, dirty, exhausted, hungry, and miserable. And up until now, I'd been mildly impressed with my ability to cope.'A gripping fantasy set on the shifting boundary between what ...is real and what is legend.
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              ISBN 9781741758801
              Published AU 1 Apr 2010
              Publisher Allen & Unwin
              Interest Age 13+ years
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              Tikanga Whakaaro: Key Concepts in Maori Culture
               

              Tikanga Whakaaro: Key Concepts in Maori Culture (Trade Paperback / Paperback, 2001 reprint)

              By Barlow, Cleve

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              Numerous important concepts in Maori culture are defined and discussed in short essay-style definitions in this volume, which is written in both the English and Maori languages.

              ISBN 9780195582123
              Published AU 1 Sep 1990
              Publisher Oxford University Press (S3)
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              Tokyo Cult Recipes
               

              Tokyo Cult Recipes (Hardback)

              By Murota, Maori

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              Over 100 recipes for authentic Japanese food demystified and made easy

              ISBN 9781743365946
              Published AU 1 Dec 2015
              Publisher Murdoch Books
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              Maori Made Fun: 200+ puzzles and games to boost your reo
               

              Maori Made Fun: 200+ puzzles and games to boost your reo (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Morrison, Scotty; Morrison, Stacey

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              Maori Made Fun contains over 250 word games, puzzles and activities - a fun-filled box of te reo tricks for everyone. Whether you're already a confident speaker of Maori or just getting started, use te reo Maori every day or almost never, have one hour spare or only one minute, t...his is the book for you. Featuring- Crosswords and wordfinds Jokes and riddles Memory games Word searches Visual puzzles Family activities Word matches Mysteries/puzzles Code crackers . . . and much more! From the authors of Maori Made Easy, Maori at Home and My First Words in Maori.
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              ISBN 9780143775294
              Published AU 1 Sep 2020
              Publisher Penguin
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              Hiakai
                

              Hiakai (Hardback)

              By Fiso, Monique

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              • Pub Date
                29 Oct 20

              Monique Fiso is a modern-day food warrior, taking Maori cuisine to the world. After years overseas in Michelin-star restaurants, Monique returned to Aotearoa to begin Hiakai, an innovative pop-up venture that's now a revered, award-winning restaurant in Wellington. Monique has al...so gone on to feature on Netflix's 'The Final Table', alongside 19 other international chefs, with Hiakai being lauded by the Wall Street Journal, New York Times, Los Angeles Times, National Geographic, Forbes and TIME magazine, which named Hiakai in 2019 as one of the '100 Greatest Places' in the world. This book is just as unforgettable- ranging between history, tradition and tikanga, as well as Monique's personal journey of self-discovery, it tells the story of kai Maori, provides foraging and usage notes, an illustrated ingredient directory, and over 30 breath-taking recipes that give this ancient knowledge new life. Hiakai offers up food to behold, to savour, to celebrate.
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              ISBN 9780143772606
              Published AU 29 Oct 2020
              Publisher Random House
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              The Rise and Fall of James Busby: His Majesty's British Resident in New Zealand
                

              The Rise and Fall of James Busby: His Majesty's British Resident in New Zealand (Paperback)

              By Moon, Paul

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              • Pub Date
                2 Nov 20

              One of the British Empire's most troubling colonial exports in the 19th-century, James Busby is known as the father of the Australian wine industry, the author of New Zealand's Declaration of Independence and a central figure in the early history of independent New Zealand as its... British Resident from 1833 to 1840. Officially the man on the ground for the British government in the volatile society of New Zealand in the 1830s, Busby endeavoured to create his own parliament and act independently of his superiors in London. This put him on a collision course with the British Government, and ultimately destroyed his career. With a reputation as an inept, conceited and increasingly embittered person, this caricature of Busby's character has slipped into the historical bloodstream where it remains to the present day. This book draws on an extensive range of previously-unused archival records to reconstruct Busby's life in much more intimate form, and exposes the back-room plotting that ultimately destroyed his plans for New Zealand. It will alter the way that Britain's colonisation of New Zealand is understood, and will leave readers with an appreciation of how individuals, more than policies, shaped the Empire and its rule.
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              ISBN 9781350116658
              Released AU 2 Nov 2020
              Publisher Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
              Interest Age 19+ years
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