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My First Words About Tikanga Maori

SKU: PN95706

My First Words About Tikanga Maori

SKU: PN95706
From the marae to the whare, from getting to know each other to sharing kai, this illustrated picture dictionary is a fabulous guide to the beautiful Maori culture and way of life!

My First Words about Tikanga Maori is a guide to Maori customs, practices and ways of doing things, and to the special words we use when talking about tikanga. With vibrant illustrations labelled in Maori and English, each page takes readers on a tour of various settings and situations, explaining the words, phrases and concepts we might encounter.

Learn all about:

- powhiri (formal welcomes)
- hui (meetings)
- waitata (songs)
- mihimihi (greetings and introductions)
- forms of address
- manaaki (showing hospitality)
- aroha (showing love and compassion)
- kotahitanga (unity and belonging)

and so much more.

From removing our shoes as we enter a building to introducing ourselves and sharing kai, My First Words about Tikanga Maori is an excellent and practical guide for children and adults, Maori and Pakeha, New Zealanders and foreign visitors.

Designed for parents and tamariki to read together by Maori language champion and broadcaster Stacey Morrison, this is the perfect book for whanau to strengthen their language journey and embrace te ao Maori at home, at school, and out in the wider world. This book is a fantastic companion to her #1 bestselling My First Words in Maori (SKU: PN77333).

32 pages.
$22.83 ex. GST |
 $26.25 inc. GST

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