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Haare Williams words of a kaumātua

Author: Haare Williams; Witi Ihimaera
Publisher: Auckland, New Zealand : Auckland University Press, 2019. ©2019
Edition/Format:   Print book : Mixed form : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"A kaumatua reflects in poetry and prose, in te reo and English, on his journey from te ao Maori on the East Coast to contemporary Auckland. Ko te kopara anake e tarere ki te puihi o te makauri. Oti rawa! Kia oti rawa e!.. This book edited and introduced by Witi Ihimaera brings together Haare Williams's poetry, talks, writings, and photography to produce a work that is a biography of the man--and his times--in  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Haare Williams; Witi Ihimaera
ISBN: 9781869409043 1869409043
OCLC Number: 1126581681
Description: 260 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Kopara 28 --
He Waiata Pepeha 30 --
In the beginning 31 --
Kei Runga above 1 32 --
A prophetic land 33 --
In praise of land and sea 35 --
A homage to Tāne 35 --
A homage to Tangaroa 35 --
Ko Hiwarau te Maunga 36 --
Rain poems 37 --
The valley 37 --
Wai 37 --
E Ma 38 --
Ka Riri te Whānau a Tāne 41 --
Tāwhiri, Kaitiaki of Winds 42 --
E ao Māori 44 --
Ko te Tapu o te Whenua 45 --
The songs of Tangaroa 46 --
Te Au o te Moana 46 --
Ra'iātea 46 --
Whakarongo ki to au 47 --
He Kuaka Marangaranga 47 --
Hineahuone 48 --
Toro atu Taku Ringa 51 --
Tamariki mā 52 --
Why does a leaf turn? 54 --
Waikato eternal 56 --
Raparapa 57 --
Taiāwhiowhio 58 --
PART TWO --The swaying Kahikatea 60 --
E te atua 62 --
Kei Runga above 2 63 --
At the place of stacked guns 64 --
Te Kooti 67 --
Rua, the Prophet 69 --
Hau Hau 72 --
Redemption is a long way home 73 --
Paradox 76 --
Go east of your mountain 78 --
Kaua e Hoko Whenua 80 --
Kaumātua 81 --
Women heroes 83--
The art of the oral storyteller (An oral transcript) 85 --
Ka Tangi to Pere 97 --
Two glimpses of Koro Rimaha 99 --
The dream spinner 99 --
Bundles of Raupō 100 --
The day the world changed 102 --
Two poems of Nani Wai 105 --
Koha 105 --
E Pii, e Paa 106 --
Mātauranga 107 --
Shearing song 109 --
Matauri Bay 113 --
Kūmara 113 --
Three times a day 114 --
Te Kaupapa o Te Marae 115 --
He Kōtuku Rerenga Tahi 118 --
Te Rerenga Wairua The way the spirits go 119 --
Tuppence 121 --
Blue 122 --
Remember 124 --
Kua Rongo ake Au 1 125 --
PART THREE --
Beating against the wind 130 --
Karakia 132 --
HAARE WILLIAMS: THE INTERVIEW 133 --
Repartee 136 --
The Pott reorients himself from a hill in Tāmaki Makaurau 138 --
Waahi The Huntly Power Station 140 --
Patches hide no scars 141 --
Calvaria 142 --
Te Ao Orokohanga He Pātere 144 --
Keep the revolution going (Haare, talking off the cuff to police staff) 146 --
The Hawke of Takaparawhau 149 --
Ranginui 150 --
Kukume 151 --
At four this morning 152--
20 Great South Road 154 --
Hāmiora Pere 156 --
Bloody nails of Calvary 157 --
Esther 159 --
Waitangi poems 162 --
A rose by any other name 162 --
White Curl 162 --
Five nations crossing the bridge 163 --
Year of the Waka 1990 165 --
A prayer 166 --
Hīkoi kī Waitangi 167 --
Builder of people and waka 168 --
On the word 'pākehā' 169 --
Waitangi update, 2013 172 --
Partnership --
Restoration -Te Whakahou 175 --
PART FOUR --
Sing, bellbird 176 --
Puakina the spoken word 178 --
TE AO KANAPA (A Memoir) 179 --
Moko 189 --
Kua Rongo ake Au 2 190 --
Love poems 194 --
Woman 194 --
Wahine toa 194 --
Moves 195 --
Hinekura 196 --
What is Māori education or mātauranga Maori? 197 --
Ngā pātai 200 --
Banish the word 208 --
Kauri 214 --
For once then I am 216 --
Contemplation 217 --
Tāku hū my shoe 218 --
Bird songs 220 --
Te kōhanga 220 --
Fantail 221 --
He iti kōpara noa 222 --
He kuaka 222 --
Hiwarau 223 --
The korimako and the flax flower 224 --
Fantail 2 225 --
Tui-tui-tuitui-a 226 --
At the white sands of Parengarenga 227 --
A prayer for graduation 230 --
Koru 232 --
Dear Te Makahi Robert 233 --
Ngā tamariki 236 --
Tell me 236 --
Give 237 --
Little Matariki 238 --
Dr. Seuss / Tākuta Tītaha 238 --
Aroha 239 --
The seven stars of Matariki 240 --
Culture 242 --
Weherua 243 --
Te wherowhero first Māori king 244 --
Pounamu 245 --
Poroporoaki 246 --
E tū i mua o te rā 247.
Other Titles: Words of a kaumātua
Responsibility: edited and introduced by Witi Ihimaera.

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A kaumatua reflects in poetry and prose on his journey from te ao Maori on the East Coast to contemporary Auckland.Ko te kopara anake e tarere ki te tihi o te makauri. Oti rawa! Kia oti rawa, e!  Read more...

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`In this collection, we are privileged to obtain the wisdom of a Maori elder of the old school. And how fortunate we are to hear his songs in a life where, like the kopara he, too, has often had to Read more...

 
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