• Whaikorero: The World of Maori Oratory

    Whaikorero: The World of Maori Oratory
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    ISBN: 9781869404635
    Title: Whaikorero: The World of Maori Oratory
    Author: REWI POIA

    Anyone welcomed onto a marae will understand that whaikorero - oratory - is at the heart of Maori culture. Based on broad research and oral information from leading exponents of whaikorero, Poia Rewi explains whaikorero'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 Arawa, Ngati Porou, Ngati Awa, Waikato-Maniapoto, Te Whakatohea, Ngapuhi and Ngati Whare. Featuring a range of sample whaikorero, WHAIKORERO provides quality examples for learners wishing to improve their whaikorero skills and offers fascinating insights to general readers.

    Format: Trade paperback
    Price: $45.00
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