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  1. Video for Breaking the uncomfortable silence of the NZ Wars
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    Breaking the uncomfortable silence of the NZ Wars

    For the first time ever, a bilingual Māori-English novel has been produced. Written by renowned author Witi Ihimaera and translated by AUT lecturer Hemi Kelly, Sleeps Standing Moetu is based at the time of NZ Wars and explores the Battle of Ōrākau through the eyes of 16-year old Moetu.

  2. Video for Te reo Māori children's books will be recognised at 2017 NZ book awards
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    Te reo Māori children's books will be recognised at 2017 NZ book awards

    The five finalists for the Te Kura Pounamu Award for books written completely in te reo Māori will be recognized tonight at the 2017 NZ Book Awards for Children and Young Adults.

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    Witi Ihimaera among recipients of 2017 Prime Minister’s Awards

    Creative New Zealand has announced the winners of the 2017 Prime Minister’s Awards for Literary Achievement. They are internationally renowned Māori novelist Witi Ihimaera, literary historian and fine arts writer Peter Simpson and popular poet and children’s author Paula Green. 

  4. Video for Ngāti Porou whakairo book recognised at Ockham NZ Book Awards
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    Ngāti Porou whakairo book recognised at Ockham NZ Book Awards

    Two Ngāti Porou women have been recognised at the Ockham NZ Book Awards, the country's premier literary honours for works written by New Zealanders. Authored by Ngarino Ellis and photographed by Natalie Robertson, their book A Whakapapa of Tradition focuses on carved meeting houses within Ngāti Porou and was awarded a Judith Binney Best First Book Award for best-illustrated non-fiction.

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    Māori storytelling celebrated at Ngā Kupu Ora Awards

    The Massey University Ngā Kupu Ora Awards took place at the Auckland War Memorial Museum last night, celebrating Māori telling their own stories through Māori books and journalism. 

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    Oratia Media rebrands and expands

    A new year, a new name, and expansion. This year marks a new departure for Oratia Media as they relaunched their books programme as Oratia Books. 

  7. Video for Māori scholar translates "Alice in Wonderland" into Te Reo Māori
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    Māori scholar translates "Alice in Wonderland" into Te Reo Māori

    The children's book "Alice in Wonderland,” written by Lewis Carroll has been translated into Te Reo Māori by a Māori scholar, Tom Roa in honour of its 150th anniversary.

  8. Video for "Ngā Kī" book takes out NZ Book Award for Children and Young Adults
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    "Ngā Kī" book takes out NZ Book Award for Children and Young Adults

    Māori publishing house, Huia Publishers has taken top honours at the 2015 New Zealand Book Awards for Children and Young Adults with its book “Ngā Kī”.

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    Māori successful at NZ Book Awards for Children and Young Adults

    Wellington's Government House hosted the annual New Zealand Book Awards For Children and Young Adults which saw many talented authors, illustrators and translators acknowledged.

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    Dame Anne Salmond- New Zealander of the Year

    Acclaimed historian, Dame Anne Salmond was announced New Zealander of the Year at an awards ceremony last night in Auckland.

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