Monthly Archives: June 2022

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Rongoā Māori shines through bilingual Nanny Mihi story

Nanny Mihi returns in third book of series to teach rongoā Māori and connect her grandkids with nature The upsurge in public interest in traditional Māori medicine (rongoā Māori) and her own lifestyle close to nature on the Nelson coast led author Melanie Drewery instinctively to the theme of her newest book in the Nanny Mihi series for children.

2022-06-14T07:32:45+12:00June 14th, 2022|Children's books, Māori|

Greenstone Carving

Greenstone Carving: Techniques and Concepts in Pounamu  by Len Gale The late Len Gale was not only a superb craftsman in many materials, but also a teacher who had the gift of explaining creative processes in simple terms. That shines through in this smart edition of his much-appreciated introduction to the art of greenstone carving, which had been out of print but still in demand for the past 20 years.

2022-06-10T07:24:21+12:00June 10th, 2022|General, Māori|