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King Potatau free pdf This book details the background to the Kingitanga and also tells the story of the first king, Potatau Te Wherowhero. It details all the momentous events of Te Wherowhero's life from around 1775 to his death in 1860, including his status as Lord of the Waikato and the famous battles and conflicts with other tribes, his raising up as the First Maori King, and Mana Motuhake, the Maori Kingship, set apart as the symbol of the spiritual and cultural life of the Maori. Pei Te Hurinui's biography of King Potatau tells this story in a Maori voice employing waiata, poetry and whakapapa as well as prose text in English and English translations so that the book is accessible to both Maori language speakers and those with no knowledge of Maori.Author Biography: Pei Te Hurinui (1898-1976), Ngati Maniapoto leader, interpreter, land officer, writer, translator, genealogist, was bilingual and published extensively in both English and Maori. He translated several of Shakespeare's plays and Fitzgerald's Omar Khayyam into Maori and collaborated with Sir Apirana Ngata, on the first three volumes of Nga Moteatea. His first and main interest was in recording and compiling the Tainui traditions published in Nga Iwi o Tainui.

About Pei Te Harinui Jones

Pei Te Hurinui (1898-1976), Ngati Maniapoto leader, interpreter, land officer, writer, translator, genealogist, was bilingual and published extensively in both English and Maori. He translated several of Shakespeare's plays and Fitzgerald's Omar Khayyam into Maori and collaborated with Sir Apirana Ngata, on the first three volumes of Nga Moteatea. His first and main interest was in recording and compiling the Tainui traditions published in Nga Iwi o Tainui.

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Author : Pei Te Harinui Jones
Publisher : Huia Publishers
Data Published : 06 August 2010
ISBN : 1869694236
EAN : 9781869694234
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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