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Proverbs (or whakatauki) express the wisdom, wit and commonsense of the Maori people. They are of great value and inspiration to writers, story-tellers and anyone speaking in a Maori setting. Several hundred proverbs are contained in The Raupo Book of Maori Proverbs,... read more
|Author:||Hirini Moko Mead|
Tikanga Maori is the authoritative and accessible introduction to understanding the correct Maori ways of doing things as they were done in the past, as they are done in the present - and as they may yet be.
In this revised edition, Hirin... read more
Based on a third-year university course Ray Harlow taught for a number of years, this grammar reference book is intended for people whose knowledge of Maori is at that level or higher - advanced learners, native speakers and teachers of Maori.The book provides explanatio... read more
Due in print December 2016.
Maori Tales of Long Ago is a fresh facsimile edition of a classic collection of sixteen stories adapted from Maori mythology for a young readership. The tales were originally published by A.W. & A.H. Reed during the late 1940s in two hardback volumes, Maori Tales of Long Ago and Wonder Tales of Ma... read more
|Author:||Bradford Haami (ed. by Katherine Findlay)|
Bub and Nen Wehi have achieved what no other partnership has accomplished in a lifetime of kapa haka. With Nen’s tragic passing early in 2011 the family felt their parents’ story needed to be told. Ka Mau Te Wehi is a rare insight into Bub and Nen&... read more
Contains over 50,000 concise entries divided into Maori-English and English-Maori sections. Includes all the words most commonly used by fluent Maori speakers. Features a vocabulary list with words for new inventions, metric terms, modern concepts and scien... read more
This dictionary and index comprises a selection of modern and everyday language that will be extremely useful for learners of the Maori language.
It has a broader scope than traditional dictionaries, so as well as the words one would usually ... read more
|Author:||Hirini Moko Mead|
|Awards:||Shortlisted for Nga Kupu Ora Maori Book of the Decade 2009.|
This collection contains over 2500 'pepeha', or 'sayings of the ancestors', that were gathered and compiled from all over New Zealand over a 20-year period. More than just proverbs, 'pepeha' include charms, witticisms, figures of speech, and bo... read more
|Author:||Maori Language Commission|
|Awards:||Winner of Montana New Zealand Book Awards: Maori Language Award 2009.|
Te Reo Maori Literary Award is a - a Maori-only language resource, compiled out of seven years' research by the Maori Language Commission. Containing over 22,000 entries, it is a comprehensive and authoritative dictionary o... read more
Maori Studies Workbooks and Study Guides
The Raupo Phrasebook of Modern Maori is the most up-to-date, versatile and relevant resource for using Maori language in everyday life. Whether you're a novice or emergent speaker of te reo Maori, or a complete beginner, you'll lear... read more
Aotearoa Whispers is a graphic novel written, pencilled and created by Gonzalo Navarro. Published by Switch! productions. Aotearoa Whispers 1: The awakening is the inaugural title of the saga. The storyline combines traditional historical facts, mythology and modern conce... read more