Books tagged: maori culture

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OPO The Peace Monster
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 88,920. Language: English (New Zealand dialect). Published: June 6, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand
What if 'Jaws' had been a dolphin? A remote post-war New Zealand community is invaded by a lone dolphin who becomes a huge tourist attraction. Fearless, totally trusting, Opo causes a massive outbreak of harmony. For some she promises economic profit, for others she is a prophet of peace and a few feel threatened … When Opo is killed the locals conspire to cover it up. But her legacy lives on.
“The Whale Rider” Made Simple for Students: Summarized and Analyzed
Series: Ready Reference Treatises ยท Study Gudes: English Literature. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,210. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Fiction » Adventure » Sea adventures
Before writing “The Whale Rider,” the author had written only three other novels. The author admits in the introduction to the book that he got inspiration to write the book when his two young daughters came back from their vacation.
The Call of the Ruru
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 20,560. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Thriller and Suspense
'The Call of the Ruru 'is a novel set in New Zealand. It tells the intriguing story of Ngaia, a young investigative journalist who travels up the Far North on an assignment. She encounters adventure, romance and in the end, discovers her family roots. The story is interwoven with Maori themes and is evocative of the country's beautiful, unique landscape.
Walking on Ice
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 67,840. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: December 10, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Walking on Ice is part romantic memoir, part travelogue and part “girl’s own adventure”. The tale begins in the warm climes of New Zealand in the South Pacific when an on-line friendship between an American & a New Zealander blossoms into romance, and concludes among the Eskimo in the wintry wilds of remote Alaska. A book for adventurous romantics and arm-chair travellers alike.
UTU
Price: Free! Words: 2,760. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Australia & New Zealand
Two hundred and fifty years ago New Zealand and its Maori inhabitants were almost unknown to the European.community. This is a true story of a tragic event that occurred in 1809 when the ship "Boyd' was looted and burned and the carnage which followed..
The New Du Rose Matriarch
Series: The Hana Du Rose Mysteries, Book 4. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 122,660. Language: British English. Published: June 4, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Women's fiction » Chick lit
Motherhood at forty-five is not quite what Hana Du Rose expected and she is disappointed in herself. Her previous stalker is behind bars but another danger is getting ready to stretch its wicked fingers over her and make her life unbearable. Who is the handsome man in the black Mercedes and why does he seem intent on punishing Hana? Why is it that she can't ask her husband for help this time?
Redeeming Brother Murrihy: The River To Hiruharama
Price: $7.22 USD. Words: 86,450. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Conrad Murrihy's mother is dying and she has one final wish: to see her eldest son Francis who has not contacted home in two years. Conrad embarks on an intensely personal journey, leaving his beloved Canada for distant, exotically spiritual New Zealand to bring his brother home. However, his encounters with the people, places and spirits of New Zealand force him to confront deeper family issues.
Moments of Unconsciousness
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 1,210. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Australian & Oceanian
Moments of Unconsciousness It is with much love & pain that these poems have been brought to life. I never set out to write them. They were written in those “Moments of Unconsciousness” in which words would come together to amplify some point in my life that I had reached. I hope that you enjoyed reading my poems. Jason Te Puia
Only a Hut in the Mountains
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 51,090. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical, Fiction » Adventure » General
This book is about remembering who we truly are. It is bound in universal truths that never die, old truths that still retain their power. Discover the ‘old sciences’ that our ancient ancestors called ‘wisdom’, the profound knowledge they called ‘sacred lore’ and an intuitive dimension of life that they named the ‘knowing’. All have stood the test of time and the ravaging tides of the ages.