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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 ...
The Soliloquy of Whiteness: Colonial Discourse and New Zealand's Settler Press 1839-1873
(University of Canterbury. Social and Political Sciences, 2010)
From 1839 to 1873 New Zealand was characterised by ideological, religious, economic cultural and social contest. This struggle to order a new society, in which colonists and indigenes were required to co-exist, is captured ...
Martial Dance Theatre: A Comparative Study of Torotoro Urban Māori Dance Crew (New Zealand) & Samudra Performing Arts (India)
(University of Canterbury. Theatre and Film Studies, 2010)
This thesis examines two examples of martial dance theatre: Mika HAKA performed by Torotoro (New Zealand), and The Sound of Silence performed by Samudra (India). Both productions were created for international touring, and ...
Ahua : Māori in Film
(University of Canterbury. Maori and Indigenous Studies/Sociology, 2011)
This thesis draws together three strands for analysis: the social, political and historical narrative of race-relations, which has framed Måori subjectivity in the 20th and early 21st century. The themes identified are ...
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 ...
He iti hoki te mokoroa: Maori Contributions to the Sport of Rugby League
(University of Canterbury. Aotahi: School of Maori and Indigenous Studies, 2012)
The aim of this thesis is to explore the influences and contributions of Māori to the establishment and development of the sport of rugby league in New Zealand. The overarching question of this thesis is how have Māori ...