A comprehensive introduction to: Colonisation: arrival of European explorers, missionaries and traders, disease, Musket Wars, Treaty of Waitangi, alienation of land, NZ Wars, Kings, prophets, guerrilla warfare, Pacifism, population decimation. 20th Century Recovery: Price of Citizenship, sacrifice of the Maori Battalion, assimilation, racism. Renaissance: urbanisation, youth protest, Waitangi Tribunal. Revitalisation of culture: language, kapa haka, education, health, business, radio, television, film, sport. New identities: Mongrel Mob, Black Power, Rastafarianism, Bro culture, Mana Wahine, Plastic Maori, Muppies, Nuppies, Corporate Warriors, the Emerging Brown Middle Class, Nga Hutu Wellington Brigade, Born again Maori, Language Fascists, Gangstas, Cultural Transvestites, Mozzies. Current issues: Treaty settlements, tribal development, leadership, self-determination, globalisation, indigenous human rights, Pakeha backlash, biculturalism and multi-culturalism.
In Class Test
Examination and Formal Tests
06 Nov 2010
Ki te whaiao : an introduction to Maori culture and society;
Pearson Longman, 2004.
Ka whawhai tonu mātou = Struggle without end;
A Course Reader will be available from the Central Library.
For further information see
Aotahi School of Maori and Indigenous Studies.
All MAOR108 Occurrences
Semester Two 2010