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Sheep and Sunshine: New Zealand

Marjory Harper and Stephen Constantine

in Migration and Empire

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199250936
eISBN:
9780191594847
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199250936.003.0004
Subject:
History, World Modern History

The Maori population of Aotearoa was much reduced when European immigration from the UK turned the islands into New Zealand. Distance from preferred UK sources of settlers meant that recruiting was ... More


Asserting the Doctrine of Discovery in Aotearoa New Zealand: 1840–1960s

Robert J Miller, Jacinta Ruru, Larissa Behrendt, and Tracey Lindberg

in Discovering Indigenous Lands: The Doctrine of Discovery in the English Colonies

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199579815
eISBN:
9780191594465
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199579815.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Public International Law

This chapter focuses on the assertion of the Doctrine of Discovery in Aotearoa/New Zealand. First discovered by Maori, Aotearoa/New Zealand had been their home for hundreds of years before the ... More


The Still Permeating Influence of the Doctrine of Discovery in Aotearoa/New Zealand: 1970s–2000s

Robert J Miller, Jacinta Ruru, Larissa Behrendt, and Tracey Lindberg

in Discovering Indigenous Lands: The Doctrine of Discovery in the English Colonies

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199579815
eISBN:
9780191594465
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199579815.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Public International Law

This chapter explores how Discovery and its elements have continued to haunt contemporary legal and political reasoning in Aotearoa/New Zealand. It focuses on case law post 1970, Treaty of Waitangi ... More


Māori in Aotearoa/New Zealand

Judith Healy and Martin McKee

in Accessing Healthcare: Responding to diversity

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780198516187
eISBN:
9780191723681
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198516187.003.0015
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

The Maori people comprised 14.7% of the New Zealand population in 2001 and are expected to reach 22% by 2051. Maori health is high on the policy agenda in New Zealand. Life expectancy has improved ... More


The figure of the kaitiaki: learning from Māori curatorship past and present

Conal McCarthy, Arapata Hakiwai, and Philipp Schorch

in Curatopia: Museums and the future of curatorship

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781526118196
eISBN:
9781526142016
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526118196.003.0014
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Global

This volume argues that curatorship may be ‘recalled’ and remade through collaborative relationships with communities leading to experiments in curatorial theory and practice. What can museums of ... More


Collecting, curating and exhibiting cross-cultural material histories in a post-settler society

Bronwyn Labrum

in Curatopia: Museums and the future of curatorship

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781526118196
eISBN:
9781526142016
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526118196.003.0016
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Global

This chapter considers social history in a post-colonial contest. It specifically examines how the history of the majority culture in a post-settler society has and might be curated. Using Aotearoa ... More


Agency and authority: the politics of co-collecting

Sean Mallon

in Curatopia: Museums and the future of curatorship

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781526118196
eISBN:
9781526142016
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526118196.003.0018
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Global

At the Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa, there are two positions dedicated to curating Pacific Cultures. Since 2002, the curators have been of Pacific Islands descent. One of our ongoing ... More


Voyage of Rediscovery: A Cultural Odyssey through Polynesia

Ben Finney

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520080027
eISBN:
9780520913059
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520080027.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

In the summer of 1985, a mostly Hawai'ian crew set out aboard Hōkūle'a, a reconstructed ancient double canoe, to demonstrate what skeptics had steadfastly denied: that their ancestors, sailing in ... More


Without Ships or Compass

Ben Finney

in Voyage of Rediscovery: A Cultural Odyssey through Polynesia

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520080027
eISBN:
9780520913059
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520080027.003.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter considers the immensity of Polynesia, a vast triangular region of the Pacific defined by the archipelago of Hawai'i north of the equator, by Rapa Nui, that tiny dot on the map across the ... More


Voyage to Aotearoa

Ben Finney

in Voyage of Rediscovery: A Cultural Odyssey through Polynesia

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520080027
eISBN:
9780520913059
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520080027.003.0006
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter is a sailing chronicle designed to illuminate the main problem that canoe voyagers leaving any of the islands of central East Polynesia would have faced in voyaging to Aotearoa: that of ... More


Pacific Commercial Shipowners

Alastair Couper

in Sailors and Traders: A Maritime History of the Pacific Peoples

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824832391
eISBN:
9780824869946
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824832391.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

This chapter focuses on the arrival of commercial trading and whaling ships in the Pacific Islands and the adoption of European commercial practices by paramount chiefs. The government-sponsored ... More


Without borders: community development, biculturalism and multiculturalism

Angela Summersgill

in Community Organising Against Racism: Race', Ethnicity and Community Development

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781447333746
eISBN:
9781447333791
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447333746.003.0020
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations

Aotearoa/New Zealand is considered one of the most multicultural countries on the planet. The 2013 census revealed that ‘New Zealand has more ethnicities than there are countries in the world. In ... More


Taonga (cultural treasures): Reflections on Maori Storytelling in the Cinema of Aotearoa/New Zealand

Hester Joyce

in Storytelling in World Cinemas: Contexts

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231163378
eISBN:
9780231850254
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231163378.003.0003
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter focuses on the development of a ‘Maori way’ in New Zealand cinema brokered by negotiations and transformations in the status of Maori in New Zealand based on the requirements of the ... More


An Encounter with Violence in Paradise: Georg Forster’s Reflections on War in Aotearoa, Tahiti, and Tonga (1772–1775)

Gundolf Krüger

in Changing Contexts, Shifting Meanings: Transformations of Cultural Traditions in Oceania

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824833664
eISBN:
9780824870355
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824833664.003.0007
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter focuses on young Georg Forster, who sailed with James Cook on his second voyage between 1772 and 1775. It describes how Forster sought to extract meaning from the material manifestations ... More


Fieldwork as Transformative Experience: Learning to See Positive Māori Urban Identities

Serge A. Marek

in At Home and in the Field: Ethnographic Encounters in Asia and the Pacific Islands

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824847593
eISBN:
9780824868215
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824847593.003.0009
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter looks at how ethnographic research can challenge stereotypical views of Māori urbanization. In light of experiences with Māori in Auckland, Aotearoa, the chapter argues that perhaps the ... More


The Many Different Faces of the Dusky Maiden: A Context for Understanding Maiden Aotearoa

Jo Smith

in Huihui: Navigating Art and Literature in the Pacific

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824838959
eISBN:
9780824869496
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824838959.003.0013
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

This chapter provides a broader context for understanding Maiden Aotearoa, a photography exhibit held at the Wellington City Gallery in New Zealand on May 21–June 26, 2011. Maiden Aotearoa features ... More


Remembering Captain Cook: Restaging Early Cross-Cultural Encounters

Diana Looser

in Remaking Pacific Pasts: History, Memory, and Identity in Contemporary Theater from Oceania

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824839765
eISBN:
9780824869564
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824839765.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

This chapter begins with early colonial history, investigating the divergent legacies of the British explorer James Cook’s encounters with Pacific peoples in Hawai‘i, New Caledonia, and New Zealand. ... More


Revisiting “Tino Rangatiratanga in Action”: Māori Theatrical Interpretations of the New Zealand Wars

Diana Looser

in Remaking Pacific Pasts: History, Memory, and Identity in Contemporary Theater from Oceania

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824839765
eISBN:
9780824869564
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824839765.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

This chapter looks at how, since the 1970s, the nineteenth-century New Zealand Wars (a sustained series of conflicts between Maori and British forces) have regained significance in the context of ... More


Introduction

Diana Looser

in Remaking Pacific Pasts: History, Memory, and Identity in Contemporary Theater from Oceania

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824839765
eISBN:
9780824869564
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824839765.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

The Introduction provides a broad contextual and theoretical background for the study. It makes a case for treating Oceania as a specific area of world theatre production, provides a brief background ... More


The Realm of Koura

Alice Te Punga Somerville

in Once Were Pacific: M ori Connections to Oceania

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816677566
eISBN:
9781452948003
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816677566.003.0011
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This chapter talks about the realm of the “koura” or crayfish, which focuses on the Māori-Pacific connections that are elaborated and negotiated in the national context of Aotearoa, New Zealand. In ... More


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