Books tagged: maori culture

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The Tapu Garden of Eden
You set the price! Words: 28,560. Language: English (New Zealand dialect). Published: October 31, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Literary, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Drama
Like 'The Whalerider', with which it has been favourably compared, this is a simple but compelling story from New Zealand with mystical qualities from a Maori cultural perspective. Fast paced and timeless, it joins generations, cultures and worlds in a spine-tingling, enriching story of community, love, people, pets and the natural world and leaves the reader feeling better for having read it.
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.
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
Redeeming Brother Murrihy: The River To Hiruharama
Price: $7.79 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.
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..
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.