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Whaikōrero : the world of Māori oratory

Author: Poia Rewi
Publisher: Auckland, N.Z. : Auckland University Press, 2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Anyone welcomed onto a marae will understand that whaikōrero - or oratory - is at the heart of Maori culture. Based on extensive research and oral information from thirty of the leading exponents of whaikōrero, Poia Rewi explains whaikōrero's origin and history, structure, language and style of delivery, who may speak and where speech happens. The book represents kuia and koroua from Tuhoe, Ngati Kahungunu, Te  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Whaikōrero
Tikanga
Kawa
Whakatauki
Tauparapara
Māori
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Poia Rewi
ISBN: 9781869404635 1869404637
OCLC Number: 617445741
Language Note: Includes text in Maori.
Awards: New Zealand Post Book Awards 2011 Best First Book Finalist.
Description: vii, 232 pages, [8] pages of plates : illustrations, map ; 24 cm
Contents: Map of tribal lands --
1. Introduction --
2. What is whaikōrero --
3. How to learn to whaikōrero --
4. Whaikōrero as rituals of encounter --
5. Who can perform whaikōrero --
6. What skills are required for oratory? --
7. The mana of Whaikōrero --
8. Protocols of place --
9. The structure of Whaikōrero --
10. The future of Whaikōrero --
Appendix. Sample Whaikōrero.
Responsibility: Poia Rewi.

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Featuring a range of samples, this handy guide provides high quality exemplars for learners and intermediate speakers of te reo Maori wishing to improve their whaikorero skills. It will be a major  Read more...

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