Tikanga: An Introduction to Te Ao Maori (Paperback)

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Tikanga: An Introduction to Te Ao Maori (Paperback)


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The book we’ve all been needing for decades – a unique explanation of the Maori world for Pakeha, and for Maori people wishing to learn more about tikanga.

With simple lucidity and great expertise, Keri Opai shares the spirit and meaning of what it is to be Maori in the 21st century, dispelling myths and misconceptions and providing a solid introduction to the Maori way of life.
Keri Opai is a linguist, educator and the author of Te Reo Hapai, the seminal work on creating a Maori language glossary for mental health, disability and addiction. At the time of qualifying, Keri was the youngest person to become an official te reo translator. He advises widely on cultural issues.
Product Details ISBN: 9781990003172
ISBN-10: 1990003176
Publisher: Upstart Press
Publication Date: January 1st, 2023
Pages: 224
Language: English

"Of all the aspects to enjoy about the book, it is the depth of knowledge, the research, and the ease with which these complex elements are explained that make this such a stand out publication." —NZ Booklovers