Māori : a visitor's guide / by Pāora Walker ; photographs by James Heremaia.
Contributor(s): Heremaia, James [photographer.].Material type: BookPublisher: Auckland, N.Z. : Reed, 2007Description: 84 p. : col. ill. ; 19 cm.ISBN: 9780790011011; 0790011018.Subject(s): Tikanga | Māori (New Zealand people) -- Material culture | Māori (New Zealand people) -- Social life and customs | Tāngata whenuaDDC classification: +
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Enhanced descriptions from Syndetics:
A quick, accessible and informative guide to things Maori, written for visitors and locals alike. Topics include haka, hongi and hangi, waka, the Maori Queen, the Treaty, tangi, etc.
Includes bibliography (p. 84).
Introduction -- Myth -- Religion -- Māui -- Migration -- Waka/Iwi -- Ngā ingoa wahi/Placenames -- Ngā kōrero tuku iho/Māori oral tradition -- Te reo/Māori language -- Pākehā and the Treaty of Waitangi -- Te Kīngitanga/Maori royalty -- Marae -- Hāngi -- Māori arts -- Pounamu/greenstone -- Poi -- Whawhai/hunting -- Pākanga and patu/Battles and weapons -- Rongoā Māori/healing, plants -- Tourist activities websites.
Māori: A visitor's guide is an easy, informative guide to Māori culture and way of life. Written for tourists and locals alike, it introduces the reader to haka, hongi and hāngi, waka and weapons, the Māori queen, the Treaty, te reo, tangi... This is a light hearted guide, illustrated throughout with colour photos by James Heremaia.
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