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    Te Ara Encyclopedia of New Zealand



    Who is Te Ara?

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    ancestor or ancestors; literally: bone; modern meaning: tribe ^ Page Top K – P kāinga home, place of abode, ... of a main building or meeting house; forum of social life; modern meaning: the complex of buildings ... arranged marriage; virgin ^ Page Top Q – T rāhui prohibition; the setting aside of a place or thing for ...


    Te Ara at a glance

    This site map is a quick guide to the growing list of stories that you'll find in Te Ara. Can't find what you're looking for? The 1966 Encyclopaedia of New Zealand, published online for the first time as part of Te Ara, is another great pla ...


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    Te Ara in print

    The books are published by Bateman Books  and are available from bookshops and from online sellers. ... All books are richly illustrated with full-colour images. Māori and the natural world – te taiao ... this richly illustrated book, Māori scholars and writers share the traditional knowledge passed down ...


    Dictionary of New Zealand Biography

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