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Evangelistic Performance in New Zealand: The Word and What is Not Said
(University of Canterbury. Theatre and Film Studies, 2008)
In 1518, Martin Luther is reputed to have nailed his 95 theses to the door of the Castle Church at Wittenberg, an act that sparked the Protestant Reformation. Luther sought change in the Catholic Church: a return to an ...
Antoine Marie Garin: A Biographical Study of the Intercultural Dynamic in Nineteenth-Century New Zealand
(University of Canterbury. Languages, Cultures and Linguistics, 2009)
This thesis contributes to the literature on the French Catholic Marist mission in New Zealand by providing the first critical in-depth biography of one of the early French missionaries, Antoine Marie Garin (1810-1889). ...
Religion, Gender and Rank in Maori Society: A Study of Ritual and Social Practice in Eighteenth and Nineteenth-Century Documentary Sources.
(University of Canterbury. Maori and Indigenous Studies, 2000)
The main goal of this work is to understand the role that tapu (the sacred) had in ordering Maori gender relations, and set this role into a wider social context, through an investigation of early documentary sources. ...
Marae: a whakapapa of the Maori marae
(University of Canterbury. Culture, Literature and Society, 2007)
A whakapapa of the marae Whakapapa, a Maori word, is often abstracted to the English language as the word genealogy. Whakapapa however has a more subtle and comprehensive meaning in Maori. In that language it has complex ...
Land, authority and the forgetting of being in early colonial Maori history
(University of Canterbury. Maori and Indigenous Studies, 2006)
This thesis attempts to understand the intellectual milieu of Maori society in the early colonial period through the medium of Maori-language sources of information dating from that time. A base in Maori documentary ...
Le Journal du Père Antoine Garin 1844-1846. Une édition critique présentée avec commentaire, transcription et annotations.
(University of Canterbury. Languages and Cultures, 2006)
(English) Antoine Marie Garin (1810-1889) was a French Marist priest in charge of a mission station among the Maori people in Mangakahia (Northland) from 1843 to 1847. His personal diary, his ‘Notes de mission’ for the ...