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By Poia Rewi

Based on in-depth learn and interviews with 30 tribal elders, this guidebook to whaikorero—or New Zealand’s conventional Maori oratory—is the 1st advent to this primary artwork shape. Assessing whaikorero’s beginning, background, constitution, language, and magnificence of supply, this quantity includes a diversity of speech samples in Maori with English translations and captures the knowledge and event of the Maori tribal teams, together with Ngai Tuhoe, Ngati Awa, Te Arawa, and Waikato-Maniapoto. Informative and remarkable, this bilingual exam will curiosity either sleek practitioners of whaikorero and Maori tradition aficionados.

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