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Pikihuia Award winners Pikihuia Award winners

The winners of the biennial Pikihuia awards for Māori writers of fiction in English or te reo Māori have been announced.
The winners of the biennial Pikihuia awards for Māori writers of fiction in English or te reo Māori have been announced.

Vincent O’Malley: Ngā Pakanga o Aotearoa Vincent O’Malley: Ngā Pakanga o Aotearoa

Kate reports back from Vincent O'Malley's session about the New Zealand Wars at WORD Christchurch Shifting Points of View 2019
Kate reports back from Vincent O'Malley's session about the New Zealand Wars at WORD Christchurch Shifting Points of View 2019

Te Wiki o te Reo Māori 2019 Te Wiki o te Reo Māori 2019

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This list links to the themes which are; ako - learn, whakarongo - listen, waiata - sing, pānui - read, tuhi - write and kōrero - speak.
This list links to the themes which are; ako - learn, whakarongo - listen, waiata - sing, pānui - read, tuhi - write and kōrero - speak.

Tī Kōuka Whenua Tī Kōuka Whenua

Explore the vibrant past of Christchurch and the wider Canterbury region that extends back many hundreds of years before 1850.
Explore the vibrant past of Christchurch and the wider Canterbury region that extends back many hundreds of years before 1850.

Treaty of Waitangi Treaty of Waitangi

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The BWB Treaty of Waitangi Collection is a rich online resource for Waitangi Day.
The BWB Treaty of Waitangi Collection is a rich online resource for Waitangi Day.

Tāngata Ngāi Tahu Tāngata Ngāi Tahu

Tāngata Ngāi Tahu: People of Ngāi Tahu. Volume One is a new book celebrating the rich and diverse lives of fifty people of Ngāi Tahu.
Tāngata Ngāi Tahu: People of Ngāi Tahu. Volume One is a new book celebrating the rich and diverse lives of fifty people of Ngāi Tahu.

Te Wiki o Te Reo Māori 2019 Te Wiki o Te Reo Māori 2019

By Moata
Find out about library events celebrating Te wiki o te reo Māori and resources you can find in libraries to help you learn te reo.
Find out about library events celebrating Te wiki o te reo Māori and resources you can find in libraries to help you learn te reo.

The choppy waters of Pacific exploration The choppy waters of Pacific exploration

By Moata
Moata reviews Sea People: In Search of the Ancient Navigators of the Pacific, a highly readable history of Pacific exploration.
Moata reviews Sea People: In Search of the Ancient Navigators of the Pacific, a highly readable history of Pacific exploration.

What's on: Matariki 2019 What's on: Matariki 2019

Find out about library and community events in Christchurch celebrating Matariki, the Māori New Year.
Find out about library and community events in Christchurch celebrating Matariki, the Māori New Year.

Māori servicemen in the First World War Māori servicemen in the First World War

There are some great titles in our collection if you're looking for reading material in remembrance of Māori who served in WWI.
There are some great titles in our collection if you're looking for reading material in remembrance of Māori who served in WWI.

Kōmako: Reclaiming Māori literature Kōmako: Reclaiming Māori literature

Our Pou Kohikohinga Māori talks about a new online tool that makes finding work by Māori writers easier, and shares her favourite reads.
Our Pou Kohikohinga Māori talks about a new online tool that makes finding work by Māori writers easier, and shares her favourite reads.

Māori servicemen in the First World War Māori servicemen in the First World War

Explore great titles in our collection for those looking for reading material in remembrance of Māori who served in the First World War.
Explore great titles in our collection for those looking for reading material in remembrance of Māori who served in the First World War.

Anzac - Māori Contribution to WWI Anzac - Māori Contribution to WWI

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This list highlights resources about the Māori contribution to WWI. A mix of books, images, video and song.
This list highlights resources about the Māori contribution to WWI. A mix of books, images, video and song.

Recommended reading: Te Matatini Recommended reading: Te Matatini

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Te Matatini is the biennial national kapa haka event. We list kapa haka resources.
Te Matatini is the biennial national kapa haka event. We list kapa haka resources.

Parihaka Parihaka

There was a peaceful resistance to a militia invasion of Taranaki settlement Parihaka 5 November 1881. Discover the Christchurch connection.
There was a peaceful resistance to a militia invasion of Taranaki settlement Parihaka 5 November 1881. Discover the Christchurch connection.

Waitangi Day - Wednesday 6 February 2019 Waitangi Day - Wednesday 6 February 2019

Kia ora koutou. Find out about 2019 Waitangi Day celebrations and events in Ōtautahi (libraries are closed for the public holiday).
Kia ora koutou. Find out about 2019 Waitangi Day celebrations and events in Ōtautahi (libraries are closed for the public holiday).
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