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- DescriptionThis is the second volume of a new edition of a classic work, the antated collection of waiata made by a distinguished Maori leader and scholar and previously published in four volumes by the Polynesian Society with English translations of the first three volumes by ather great Maori scholar Pei Te Hurinui Jones. This completely redesigned and reset edition includes two CDs of waiata drawn from the Archive of Maori and Pacific Music at the University of Auckland. Volume One of this edition, published in 2004, was so successful it will be reprinted along with this volume.
- Author BiographySir Apirana Ngata, Ngati Porou, 1874?1950, was the leading Maori figure of his day, a land reformer, politician and scholar. He made a vital contribution to the revival of the Maori people and culture in the early years of the twentieth century and is the subject of a recent biography by Ranginui Walker. Pei Te Hurinui Jones, Ngati Maniapoto, 1898?1976, was an outstanding scholar who was completely bilingual. He published extensively in both English and Maori, translating Shakespeare?s plays and compiling the Tainui traditions published in Nga Iwi o Tainui (AUP; reprinting August 2004). Jenifer Curnow is a librarian and indexer who has worked in the Archive of Maori and Pacific Music at The University of Auckland and has been the Cataloguer of Oriental Manuscripts at the Auckland War Memorial Museum Library. She is currently a researcher in the Maori Studies Department of The University of Auckland. She edited, with Jane McRae and Ngapare Hopa, Rere Atu Taku Manu! Discovering History, Language and Politics in the Maori-Language Newspapers 1842?1933 (AUP; 2002) and has published many articles on Maori related topics, including two on Wiremu Maihi Te Rangikaheke for the Journal of the Polynesian Society. She wrote several entries on Maori notables for the Dictionary of New Zealand Biography and has published a number of bibliographies of Maori tribal material. Dr Jane McRae is a lecturer in the Maori Studies Department at The University of Auckland. She edited, with Jenifer Curnow and Ngapare Hopa, Rere Atu Taku Manu! Discovering History, Language and Politics in the Maori-Language Newspapers 1842?1933 (AUP; 2002) and has also published a number of research projects on Maori literature, language and history commissioned by the New Zealand Department of Maori Affairs and the Maori Land Court. Her main research interest is Maori oral literature and she is an expert on Maori oral narratives and contact between oral and literate cultures.
- PublisherAuckland University Press
- Date of Publication01/07/2005
- LanguageEnglish & Maori
- FormatMixed media product
- SubjectMusic & Dance
- Place of PublicationAuckland
- Country of PublicationNew Zealand
- ImprintAuckland University Press
- Content NoteIllustrations, 1 port.
- Weight1250 g
- Width200 mm
- Height200 mm
- Spine37 mm
- Edited byApirana Ngata
- Translated byPei Te Hurinui Jones
- Contained items statementContains Hardback and 2 Audio CDs
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