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By Tau, Te Maire
In this short book Te Maire Tau lays out the historical background and context to water rights, and opens a discussion about where to proceed next in determining a Ngai Tahu position on water.
"Following the devastating earthquakes in Christchurch ... a new narrative for Christchurch [has emerged] ... that recognises the heritage of settler culture, and the mana whenua of Ngai Tahu hapu, Ngai Tuahuriri. The following pages record the process of uncovering and revealing... our stories and how we intend to weave them into the fabric of our new city"--Mihi.Read more
Edited by Tau, Te Maire; Anderson, Atholl
The body of the book is the unpublished history of Ngai Tahu written by Hugh Carrington in the 1930s.
By Tau, Te Maire; Ormsby, David; Manthei, Marjorie; Potiki, Tahu
Contains guidelines, which represent the collective efforts of the partners of Te Tapuae o Rehua to clarify what exactly a Treaty relationship means for tertiary institutions.
These guidelines clarify what exactly a Treaty relationship means for tertiary institutions. In particular it examines Ngai Tahu priorities for education and the core business strategies of Te Tapuae. A practical section takes educators through the processes of implementing Treat...y protocols.Read more
Natanahira Waruwarutu, a Maori, was a child at the time of the capture of Kaiapoi Pa by tribal leader Te Rauparaha's Ngati Toa warriors in 1832. The early years of his life - recounted here in the original Maori text and a parallel translation - were a turbulent time for the Maor...i communities of Waitaha (Canterbury) and Akaroa. Before his death, Waruwarutu passed on to scribe Thomas Green, himself a Ngai Tahu elder, a substantial body of material that now defines modern understanding of the traditional history of Ngai Tahu. This manuscript was part of that material and, as author Te Maire Tau describes in his introduction, has a history of its own. The story is a narrative by a survivor of the period that recollects the reality of what he saw as a child. On this basis, the book is a superb example of an oral tradition. It also includes a chapter on the historical context of the Waruwarutu manuscript, as well as annotations for both the Maori and English texts. A further chapter presentRead more
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