At the hui a-tau closing ceremony, Morgan was presented with a pounamu
The Maori are believed to have discovered the region over 1,000 years ago, going there to collect greenstone or pounamu
, which they used to carve jewellery and weapons.
3) He first revised and republished Pounamu Pounamu
(1972/2002); Whanau (1974) appeared as Whanau II in 2004 in a 'totally reversioned edition', (4) and a revision of Tangi (1973) forms the first part of The Rope of Man (2005).
in 4 estuarine systems along the Canterbury coast of the South Island/ Te Wai Pounamu
Just as telling their story was a pathway for healing, so was (re)connecting to their Maori culture as Pounamu
She also presented Banks with a pounamu
necklace before being given a number of US-style bear-hugs in return.
Wellington: Ministry of Education Research Division, Maori Education Research Institute (MERI), and Poutama Pounamu
Research and Development Centre.
Artist Robyn Kahukiwa was awarded the Te Kura Pounamu
for her book Matatuhi, translated by Kiwa Hammond.
The biggest shopping draw we found was the jade, called pounamu
or greenstone by the Maoris.
1993) He Pounamu
Kakano Rua: Construction of Maori Women: A Visual Discourse, MA thesis, University of Auckland, Auckland.
About legends and myths, and nine canoes, the tatau pounamu
, the possible new world, the impossible new world" (Hulme, 1986:377).
But a closer look at New Zealand's jagged mountains and winding river beds reveals one of the country's most prized possessions--its supply of pounamu
, or green jade.