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Māori

Pūtoi - Family learning time Pūtoi - Family learning time

Mar 31st | 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Tūranga
Every month learn about a different kaupapa Māori (Māori subject) in a whānau-friendly environment. This month's session is about pōhā.
Every month learn about a different kaupapa Māori (Māori subject) in a whānau-friendly environment. This month's session is about pōhā.

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.

Kā Huru Manu exhibition and events Kā Huru Manu exhibition and events

By Moata
Immerse yourself in an historical journey and explore the Māori place names of Canterbury and Banks Peninsula.
Immerse yourself in an historical journey and explore the Māori place names of Canterbury and Banks Peninsula.

Recommended reading: Te Matatini Recommended reading: Te Matatini

recommended by ChristchurchLib
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.

Treaty of Waitangi Treaty of Waitangi

recommended by Simone_CCL
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.

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).

Podcast – Tā moko Podcast – Tā moko

Sally Carlton talks to an academic, a moko practitioner and a photographer about the meaning and mana of tā moko, traditional Māori tattoo.
Sally Carlton talks to an academic, a moko practitioner and a photographer about the meaning and mana of tā moko, traditional Māori tattoo.

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.

Te Ao Hou: WORD Christchurch Festival Te Ao Hou: WORD Christchurch Festival

Alison takes a walking tour of central Christchurch with Joseph Hullen and learns how indigenous identity is being woven into our city.
Alison takes a walking tour of central Christchurch with Joseph Hullen and learns how indigenous identity is being woven into our city.

Te Wiki o te Reo Māori 2018 Te Wiki o te Reo Māori 2018

By Moata
Te Wiki o Te Reo Māori (Māori Language Week) is on from 10 to 16 Mahuru (September). Find out what's on, & explore our reo resources.
Te Wiki o Te Reo Māori (Māori Language Week) is on from 10 to 16 Mahuru (September). Find out what's on, & explore our reo resources.

Koroneihana and Kīngitanga Koroneihana and Kīngitanga

recommended by ChristchurchLib
Information on Koroneihana, the coronation of the Māori Kings and Queen, and selected titles on Kīngitanga (the King Movement).
Information on Koroneihana, the coronation of the Māori Kings and Queen, and selected titles on Kīngitanga (the King Movement).

Heke-Nuku-Mai-Nga-Iwi Busby: Now a Sir Heke-Nuku-Mai-Nga-Iwi Busby: Now a Sir

Heke-Nuku-Mai-Nga-Iwi Busby was given a knighthood in the Queen’s Birthday Honours. Jan-Hai talks about meeting him, and his inspiring life.
Heke-Nuku-Mai-Nga-Iwi Busby was given a knighthood in the Queen’s Birthday Honours. Jan-Hai talks about meeting him, and his inspiring life.

Auē! Me tangi noa ahau ki muri nei Auē! Me tangi noa ahau ki muri nei

Jo looks at the story behind the lyrics of "E Pari Rā" - a song inspired by wartime loss and grief.
Jo looks at the story behind the lyrics of "E Pari Rā" - a song inspired by wartime loss and grief.

Wāhine at Tuahiwi, North Canterbury Wāhine at Tuahiwi, North Canterbury

Photograph taken at a 1922 hui in Tuahiwi to discuss the Ngāi Tahu land claim (which was eventually settled on 21 November 1997).
Photograph taken at a 1922 hui in Tuahiwi to discuss the Ngāi Tahu land claim (which was eventually settled on 21 November 1997).
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