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Maoris of New Zealand

Alice Joan Metge

Maoris of New Zealand

by Alice Joan Metge

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  • 25 Currently reading

Published by Humanities Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Maori (New Zealand people)

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 229-237.

    Statementby Joan Metge.
    SeriesSocieties of the world
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 245 p.
    Number of Pages245
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14481121M
    LC Control Number67017669
    OCLC/WorldCa289272

    Probably the best-known history painting ever produced in New Zealand, Arrival caused a sensation when first exhibited in Based directly on Theodore Géricault's famous Raft of the Medusa (known to both artists from their studies in Paris), . The Maori are a group of people who settled on the islands of New Zealand around CE. They had traveled across the South Pacific Ocean from the islands of Polynesia. They called the islands of New Zealand, Aotearoa, which means, “Land of the Long White Cloud.” The Maori hunted, fished, and farmed their new land, and had plenty of wood.

    Maori (mä´ōrē), people of New Zealand and the Cook Islands, believed to have migrated in early times from other islands of tradition asserts that seven canoes brought their ancestors to New Zealand. The Maori language is closely related to Tahitian, Hawaiian, and other languages spoken on the islands lying E of Samoa in the South Pacific. Browsing subject area: Maori (New Zealand people) Filed under: Maori (New Zealand people) The Maoris and Their Arts (American Museum of Natural History Guide Leaflet #71; ), by Margaret Mead (page images at HathiTrust) Boston Book Co, ), by Frederick W. Faxon.

    The first Speaker of the New Zealand House of Representatives (), the late Sire Charles Clifford, was a Catholic, and his son, Sir George Clifford, one of New Zealand's prominent public men, though born in the dominion was educated at Stonyhurst College, and has shown his fidelity to old ties by naming his principal New Zealand residence. : Maoris In The Great War: A History Of The New Zealand Native Contingent And Pioneer Battalion - Gallipoli France And Flanders () by Cowan, James and a great selection of similar New, Used and Collectible Books available now at 4/5(1).


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I like this e-book, The Māori: The History and Legacy of New Zealand’s Indigenous People since it explains the culture and history of the Maori. One issue that I had while reading the other Charles River’s Editor books about New Zealand was why the Maori seem to have an aptitude for trading/5(15).

According to Māori, the first explorer to reach New Zealand was Kupe. Using the stars and ocean currents as his navigational guides, he ventured across the Pacific on his waka hourua (voyaging canoe) from his ancestral Polynesian homeland of Hawaiki.

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[Edna McGuire] -- A description of the Maoris' origins and the ways in which they have adapted their culture to modern life. In his book, The Maori King, first published inJohn Eldon Gorst, the British politician, wrote: The hopes of social advancement which the natives had formed when they first consented to share their country with the stranger, were disappointed.

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I am of Asian descent and my first meeting with Maori neighbours was intimidating. They meant no harm, as I later understood, but the warrior-like appearance, way of staring you down, strong hand gestures, speaking.

After the first European whalers and traders came to New Zealand, the Maori lifestyle in some areas changed dramatically, and never returned to the way it was. One of the most popular commodities the Maori were interested in trading for were muskets. As Maoris had no long-range weapons, muskets were a valuable asset to tribes.

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A comprehensive study of the Maori in New Zealand, this book covers Maori history and culture, language and art and includes chapters on the following: Basic concepts in Maori culture Land Kinship Education Association Leadership & social control The Marae Hui Maori and Pakeha Maori spelling and pronunciation There is an extensive glossary, bibliography and.

Elder Mac Wirema Korako Ruka belongs to the Waitaha Maoris of new Zealand, a nation that traces its lineage through the women in the family.

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