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Ngoingoi Pewhairangi: A Remarkable Life

Ngoingoi Pewhairangi: A Remarkable Life
  

"Ngoingoi Pwhairangi was a highly respected leader from Te Whnau-a-Ruataupare at Tokomaru Bay who was passionate about the revitalisation and flourishing of the Mori world. She actively introduced initiatives in education, language and the arts and was a Mori leader of note, rece... read full description below.

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ISBN 9781775503484
Published 28 January 2018 by Huia Publishers
Format Paperback, Revised edition
Author(s) By Ka'ai, Tania
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ISBN-13 9781775503484
ISBN-10 1775503488
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Publisher Huia Publishers
Imprint Huia Publishers
Publication Date 28 January 2018
International Publication Date 28 January 2019
Publication Country New Zealand New Zealand
Format Paperback, Revised edition
Edition Revised edition
Author(s) By Ka'ai, Tania
Category Language Teaching & Learning (Other Than ELT)
Biography & Autobiography
Cultural Studies
NZ, Maori & Pasifika
Maori
New Zealand & Related
Number of Pages 320
Dimensions Width: 155mm
Height: 235mm
Weight Not specified - defaults to 600g
Interest Age General Audience
Reading Age General Audience
NBS Text Biography: General
ONIX Text General/trade
Dewey Code 499.442071
Catalogue Code 972518

Description of this Book

"Ngoingoi Pwhairangi was a highly respected leader from Te Whnau-a-Ruataupare at Tokomaru Bay who was passionate about the revitalisation and flourishing of the Mori world. She actively introduced initiatives in education, language and the arts and was a Mori leader of note, receiving a QSM for her services to Mori. She is also widely remembered for her beautiful song compositions, which are performed today. This biography describes her considerable achievements across many areas, her work for others, her humility and perseverance, and it brings her to life through stories from her peers, former students and family"--Publisher information.

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Awards, Reviews & Star Ratings

NZ Review 'A fantastic piece of social history' - Paul Diamond for Radio New Zealand, 28 July 2008.

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Author's Bio

Professor Tania M. Ka'ai (Te Whanau-a-Ruataupare, Ngati Porou, Ngati Wheke, Ngai Tahu, Hawaii) is Director of Te Ipukarea - The National Maori Language Institute and Director of Te Whare o Rongomaurikura - The International Centre for Language Revitalisation at Te Ara Poutama, Faculty of Maori and Indigenous Development, Auckland University of Technology. Throughout her academic career and in her personal and community life, Professor Ka'ai has had on ongoing focus on te reo Maori.

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