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Walking in more than one world, Paula Morris

Being Chinese Helene Wong Bridget Williams Books, $40.00, ISBN 9780947492380 Going Places: Migration, Economics and the Future of New Zealand Julie Fry and Hayden Glass BWB Texts, $15.00, ISBN 9780947492694 The First Migration: Maori Origins 3000 BC – AD 1450…
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Tangata ora, Matariki Williams

Tangata Whenua: An Illustrated History Atholl Anderson, Judith Binney and Aroha Harris Bridget Williams Books, $100.00, ISBN 9781927131411 The final chapter of the weighty Tangata Whenua is titled “Tangata Whenua, Tangata Ora”, and the book could just as easily have…
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Refusing to come quietly, Nepia Mahuika

Ngai Tahu: A Migration History –  The Carrington Text  Rawiri Te Maire Tau and Atholl Anderson (eds)  Bridget Williams Books with Te Runanga o Ngai Tahu, $69.99, ISBN 9781877242397 The Beating Heart: A Political and Socio-economic History of Te Arawa …
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The thrill of discovery, Christine Tremewan

Traditional Lifeways of the Southern Maori, by James Herries Beattie Atholl Anderson (ed) University of Otago Press in association with Otago Museum, $59.95   The South Island has not been as fortunate as the North with tribal histories. The slim…
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