What constitutes successful schooling for Māori students in the 21 st century? Editor Paul Whitinui has reached across the disciplines for research insights, different voices and new models to address this critical and complex educational question. The book brings together academic contributions from the fields of mātauranga (education), mātauranga hinengaro (psychology), whakaako hauora (health), akoranga takakauā-ora (sport and leisure) and others. It aims to provide a critical, reflective and forward-thinking view of how schooling for Māori students can be improved.
The songs of Māori tradition are a living art form and an abundant source of knowledge about tribal history and culture. From the 1920s, Sir Āpirana Ngata began collecting and annotating these songs – a massive undertaking that, with the help of translators Pei Te Hurinui Jones and later Hirini Moko Mead, became the treasured four-volume Ngā Mōteatea.