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Museum of Associations | Maori Ta Moko

I became really interested in the Maori through researching the Haka. Which I was led to by the answers I got from the questionnaire I asked people to respond to. 348 more words

Graphic Design

Historic Rangitoto Island Scenic Reserve

Māori history

Māori have a strong association with the island.  They have never lived there because of the arid, rocky terrain, but used the island’s summit as a lookout over the Hauraki Gulf in times of war, as well as a parrot reserve/haui-kaka. 235 more words

New Zealand land wars

From The Encylopedia of New Zealand: Story: New Zealand wars

In the 1840s and 1860s conflict over sovereignty and land led to battles between government forces and some Māori tribes. 528 more words

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Of Warriors and Soldiers: Explorations of the ‘Noble Warrior’ in Contemporary New Zealand Literature and Culture - Ulla Ratheiser (by Sofia Aatkar, 26 April 2016)

Response to ‘Of Warriors and Soldiers: Explorations of the ‘Noble Warrior’ in Contemporary New Zealand Literature and Culture’ (Ulla Ratheiser, University of Innsbruck)

by Sofia Aatkar… 562 more words

NTU

Whale Rider by Witi Ihimaera #AtoZ

This post is part of the 2016 April A to Z Challenge.

Witi Ihimaera’s Whale Rider is a beautiful gem of a story, highlighting and celebrating Maori culture and society. 432 more words

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Marae, Maps and a Māori-boy


By all accounts I am a pale-skinned, Māori farm-boy from the Bay of Islands, Northland. Divided by State Highway 10, intersected by a handful of metal roads, and accentuated with the smell of bush, cowpats and fresh air, Oromahoe is one of New Zealand’s many blink-you-miss kinds of places. 935 more words

Indigenous

New Zealand, Hobbits, Sheep & Warm Hearts

It’s divided into North Island and South Island as you might hear some call it.

Auckland is the largest city and is located on the North Island. 661 more words