Canterbury University Press
Established as a publications committee in 1964, Canterbury University Press (CUP) has operated as a full-time publisher since 1991, producing about six new books each year. CUP publishes a wide range of titles about New Zealand and the Pacific for both the academic and the general market, and has recognised expertise in history, biography, natural history and the environment, and books about our region. Canterbury University Press
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(Canterbury University Press, 1997)In the late nineteenth century, the leading tohunga Pita Kāpiti, at Waiapu on the East Coast, dictated an account of the rituals surrounding the cultivation of kūmara and hue (gourds) and the hunting of kiore (rats), kererū ...
(Canterbury University Press, 1993)This landmark publication comprises two manuscripts written in the 1870s by one of the greatest tohunga of Ngāti Porou. Mohi Ruatapu, of Tokomaru Bay, was one of the teachers at the last Whare Wānanga (School of Learning) ...
Rape myths as barriers to fair trial process: comparing adult rape trials with those in the Aotearoa Sexual Violence Court Pilot (Canterbury University Press, 2020)Rape Myths as Barriers to Fair Trial Process opens the courtroom door on rape trials to investigate how and why they re-traumatise complainants. Despite decades of targeted law reform, adult complainants still report ...