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              The Coalition for Books Maori & Pasifika Book Catalogue for Adults, 2020-2021

              With thanks to The Coalition for Books and their website www.ketebooks.co.nz, which is devoted to helping readers discover the latest books in Aotearoa.

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              From the Centre: A Writer's Life
               

              From the Centre: A Writer's Life (Hardback)

              By Grace, Patricia

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              We live by the sea, which hems and stitches the scalloped edges of the land.' Renowned writer Patricia Grace begins her remarkable memoirs beside her beloved Hongoeka Bay. It is the place she has returned to throughout her life, and fought for, one of many battles she has faced- ...'It was when I first went to school that I found out that I was a Maori girl . . . I found that being different meant that I could be blamed . . .' As she shows, her experiences - good and bad, joyous and insightful - have fuelled what became a focus of her life- 'I had made up my mind that writing was something I would always do.
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              ISBN 9780143775614
              Published NZ 4 May 2021
              Publisher Penguin
              Interest Age General Audience
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              Reawakened: Traditional navigators of Te Moana-nui-a-Kiwa
               

              Reawakened: Traditional navigators of Te Moana-nui-a-Kiwa (Paperback)

              By Evans, Jeff; Foreword by Baybayan, Kalepa

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              This book features interviews with 10 master navigators who trained under Mau Piailug, the legendary teacher of traditional wayfinding methods for open-ocean voyaging across the Pacific. They were given the status of master navigator by Mau, and went on to become an integral part... of the renaissance of knowledge and traditions around voyaging.
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              ISBN 9780995131804
              Published NZ 10 Jun 2021
              Publisher Massey University Press
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              Aroha: Maori wisdom for a contented life lived in harmony with our planet
               

              Aroha: Maori wisdom for a contented life lived in harmony with our planet (Hardback)

              By Elder, Hinemoa

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              Ki te kotahi te kakaho ka whati, ki te kapuia, e kore e whati When we stand alone we are vulnerable but together we are unbreakable See the world differently, through some of the wisest of human eyes. Discover traditional Maori philosophy through 52 whakatauki - simple, powerful ...life lessons, one for every week. Each one is retold by respected Maori psychiatrist Dr Hinemoa Elder to show how we can live a less stressful daily life, with more contentment and kindness for each other and the planet. Find out how the power of aroha can help you each day, and through its many meanings - fundamental Maori values - make a happier world for everyone. Chapters include- - Manaakitanga (love for each other) - Kaitiakitanga (respect for our planet) - Whanaungatanga (community and connectivity) - Tino rangatiratanga (self-determination)
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              ISBN 9780143775225
              Published NZ 29 Sep 2020
              Publisher Penguin
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              Wars Without End: New Zealand's Land Wars - A Maori Perspective
               

              Wars Without End: New Zealand's Land Wars - A Maori Perspective (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Keenan, Danny

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              From the earliest days of European settlement in New Zealand, Maori have struggled to hold on to their land. Tensions began early, arising from disputed land sales. When open conflict between Maori and Imperial forces broke out in the 1840s and 1860s, the struggles only intensifi...ed. For both sides, land was at the heart of the conflict, one that casts a long shadow over race relations in modern-day New Zealand. Wars Without End is the first book to approach this contentious subject from a Maori point of view, focusing on the Maori resolve to maintain possession of customary lands and explaining the subtleties of an ongoing and complex conflict. Written by senior Maori historian Danny Keenan, Wars Without End eloquently and powerfully describes the Maori reasons for fighting the Land Wars, placing them in the wider context of the Maori struggle to retain their sovereign estates. The Land Wars might have been quickly forgotten by Pakeha, but for Maori these longstanding struggles are wars without end.
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              ISBN 9780143774938
              Published NZ 2 Feb 2021
              Publisher Penguin
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              Hare Pota me te Whatu Manapou: Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone in te reo Maori
               

              Hare Pota me te Whatu Manapou: Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone in te reo Maori (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Rowling, J. K.; Translated by Blake, Leon Heketu

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              Ko tetahi o nga tino korero ma nga tamariki a mohoa nei, ko ta J. K. Rowling Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone, kua whakawhitia ki te reo Maori. One of the greatest children's stories of all time, J. K. Rowling's Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone, translated into te... reo Maori.
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              ISBN 9781869409142
              Published NZ 5 Nov 2020
              Publisher Auckland University Press
              Interest Age 7-9 years
              Series Kotahi Rau Pukapuka
              Language (Te Reo Maori)
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              The Wilder Years: Selected poems
               

              The Wilder Years: Selected poems (Hardback)

              By Eggleton, David

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              David Eggleton, Poet Laureate of Aotearoa 2019-21, has published nine poetry collections, and now, finally, comes a 'Best Of '. The Wilder Years: Selected Poems is a hardback compendium of the poet's own selection from 35 years of published work, together with a handful of new po...ems.
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              ISBN 9781988592619
              Published NZ 29 Apr 2021
              Publisher Otago University Press
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              Navigating the Stars: Maori Creation Myths
               

              Navigating the Stars: Maori Creation Myths (Hardback)

              By Ihimaera, Witi

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              From master storyteller Witi Ihimaera, a spellbinding and provocative retelling of traditional Maori myths for the twenty-first century. In this milestone volume, Ihimaera traces the history of the Maori people through their creation myths. He follows Tawhaki up the vines into th...e firmament, Hine-titama down into the land of the dead, Maui to the ends of the earth, and the giants and turehu who sailed across the ocean to our shores . . . From Hawaiki to Aotearoa, the ancient navigators brought their myths, while looking to the stars - bright with gods, ancestors and stories - to guide the way. 'Step through the gateway now to stories that are as relevant today as they ever were.'
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              ISBN 9780143774990
              Published NZ 6 Nov 2020
              Publisher Random House
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              Sista, Stanap Strong!: A Vanuatu Women's Anthology
               

              Sista, Stanap Strong!: A Vanuatu Women's Anthology (Paperback)

              Edited by Nyman, Mikaela; Tobo Olul-Hossen, Rebecca

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              Sista, Stanap Strong! is an anthology of new writing from Vanuatu by three generations of women - and the first of its kind.

              ISBN 9781776564200
              Published NZ 13 May 2021
              Publisher Victoria University Press
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              Burst Kisses On The Actual WInd
               

              Burst Kisses On The Actual WInd (Hardback)

              By SIna Meredith, Courtney; Edited by Meredith, Kim; Designed by Greer, Sally

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              Burst Kisses On The Actual Wind is a tapestry of surprising and shifting verse, focused on connection and displacement, the blurring between internal landscapes and longed for realities - we travel with the voice, invited into moments both cinematic and achingly tender.

              ISBN 9780995118096
              Published NZ 12 Apr 2021
              Publisher Beatnik Publishing
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              He Iti te Kupu: Maori Metaphors and Similes
               

              He Iti te Kupu: Maori Metaphors and Similes (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Black, Hona

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              * Comprehensive reference with sayings collected over many years * Contains nearly 500 metaphors and similes * Side-by-side layout of Maori and English texts

              ISBN 9780947506919
              Published NZ 3 Feb 2021
              Publisher Oratia Media
              Interest Age General Audience
              Language (Te Reo Maori)
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