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A Carved Cloak for Tahu
A Carved Cloak for Tahu

A Carved Cloak for Tahu

A History of Ngai Tahu Matawhaiti


280 Pages, 6 x 9

Formats: EPUB, Mobipocket

EPUB, $31.99 (US $31.99) (CA $31.99)

Publication Date: January 2005

ISBN 9781775580003

Rights: WOR

Auckland University Press (Jan 2005)


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Oral histories, legends, and accounts of contemporary life of a New Zealand Maori tribe are presented in this cultural that includes colonial histories of the Native Land Court and traditional histories from the Northern Hawke's Bay.

Author Biography

Mere Whaanga is the author of The Legend of the Seven Whales and Tangaroa's Gift. She is the recipient of the 2002 Te Waka Toi New Work Grant, 2001–2002 Ministry of Culture & Heritage Fellowship in Maori History, 1998 Choysa Bursary for Children's Writers, and 1991 Te Ha Award for Maori Writers.