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Ahuwhenua Celebrating 90 Years of Māori Farming
by Danny Keenan
The Ahuwhenua Trophy competition, first held in 1933, has grown to become a prestigious and keenly contested farming event. Through its promotion of excellence in sheep and beef, dairy and horticulture, generations of Maori farmers and farming families have made enormous contributions to the economy over the decades. This history of Maori farming and the Ahuwhenua competition celebrates the dedication of the farmers, their role as kaitiaki and the growth of their farming operations of today.
Ki Mua, Ki Muri: 25 years of Toioho ki Apiti
by Kura Te Waru-Rewiri, Cassandra Barnett
This richly illustrated publication examines the last 25 years of the influential Toioho ki Apiti programme at Massey University, its global indigenous pedagogical reach, and its ongoing impacts on national and international contemporary art and cultural sectors. Toioho ki Apiti’ s transformative and kaupapa Maori-led programme and its pedagogical model is structured around Maori notions of Mana Whakapapa (inheritance rights), Mana Tiriti (treaty rights), Mana Whenua (land rights) and Mana Tangata (human rights) and is unique in Aotearoa.
The missing Piece
by Julie Legg
Everything you need to know about recognising and diagnosing ADHD in women, and how to live a full and fulfilling life after. When Julie Legg was diagnosed with ADHD at age 52, suddenly her life made sense. Bringing together her own experience along with research studies and personal stories from other Kiwi women with ADHD, this book is a go-to reference no matter where you are in your journey.
Folded in the Hills
by Marilynn Webb
Marilynn Webb: Folded in the hills is a substantial bilingual publication to mark the monumental retrospective of Ngāpuhi, Te Roroa and Ngāti Kahu artist Marilynn Webb (NZOM) (1937–2021) at Dunedin Public Art Gallery. It presents essays by curators Lucy Hammonds, Lauren Gutsell, and Bridget Reweti, extant poems by Cilla McQueen and Hone Tuwhare and two new ekphrastic poems by Essa May Ranapiri and Ruby Solly.