Kia Ora. You'll be greeted these words, and maybe even a wero ceremony. Find out more as you browse through our new collection of Maori books.
 
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Take a look at Aotearoa - New Zealand. From stories told generations ago to modern day interpretations of moko tattooing, Maori lore and traditions have been captured in our growing selection of books. Maori cultural traditions are very unique to the world. The moko, the intensity of the haka, clothing, weapons, and food are but a few of the many facets of authentic Maori life depicted in the pages of these books.

 
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The Art of Maori Weaving
The Art of Maori Weaving

This stunning book presents a photographic survey that traverses the concepts and values of traditional Maori weaving and innovative, contemporary weaving practice

Moko - Maori Tattoo
Moko - Maori Tattoo

MOKO - MAORI TATTOOS brings the Maori into the spotlight for the very first time, and gives them a voice.

Te Mahi Kete
Te Mahi Kete

Te Mahi Kete gives detailed, step-by-step instructions for preparing the flax and plaiting two simple types of kete.

Haka: A Living Tradition
Haka: A Living Tradition

This story of the haka begins with its origins, its use in Maori legend and in the early Maori world, and the observations of it by the first European explorers.

Maori Weapons in Pre-Eurpean New Zealand
Maori Weapons in Pre-Eurpean New Zealand

Maori Weapons in Pre-European New Zealand provides cultural information and photos on the handmade weapons used by Maori in pre-European times.

Maori Action Songs
Maori Action Songs

This book provides you with a great opportunity to correctly learn the way to perform Maori action songs, and perhaps perform them for others one day.

Ta Moko
Ta Moko

Ta Moko provides a detailed examination of Maori moko in all its aspects - its historical development, tribal variations, design principles and social significance.

Maori Customs and Crafts
Maori Customs and Crafts

A great starting point for learning about the Maori culture, and beautiful photos complement the text.

English-Maori, Maori-English Dictionary
English-Maori, Maori-English Dictionary

An introduction to the Maori language by noted scholar Bruce Biggs.


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