The Raupo Book of Maori Proverbs

The Raupo Book of Maori Proverbs

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Proverbs (or whakatauki) express the wisdom, wit and common sense pf the Maori people. Evocative and succinct, they are great value and inspiration to writers, story-tellers and anyone speaking in a Maori setting. Several hundred proverbs are here categorised under a large number of diverse headings, with translations and explanations in English. This book provides both a useful reference and an insight into Maori humour and values.show more

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  • Paperback | 192 pages
  • 129 x 198mm
  • Penguin Group (NZ)
  • Raupo Publishing (NZ) Ltd
  • Auckland, New Zealand
  • annotated edition
  • 0143202782
  • 9780143202783

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