2015 Aotearoa Māori book awards finalists

Te Tuhinga Auaha  – Creative Writing

 

Title: He Puna Wai Kōrero - WINNER
Author: Robert Sullivan and Reina Whaitiri
Publisher: Auckland University Press

Title: Waha - Mouth
Author: Hinemoana Baker
Publisher: Victoria University Press

Te Kōrero Pono - Non-Fiction

Title: Ahuwhenua: A history of Māori Farming
Author: Danny Keenan
Publisher: Huia Publishers

 

Title: Marae: te tatau pounamu - WINNER
Author: Muru Walters, Robin Walters and Sam Walters
Publisher: Random House New Zealand

Title: Rauwaru - The Proverbial Garden
Author: Nick Roskruge
Publisher: Institute of Agriculture and Environment, Massey University

Te Kōrero o Mua - History

Title: Panguru and the City: Kāinga tahi, Kāinga rua – An urban migration history
Author: Melissa Matutina Williams
Publisher: Bridget Williams Books

 

Title: Tangata Whenua: an illustrated history - WINNER
Author: Atholl Anderson, Judith Binney and Aroha Harris
Publisher: Bridget Williams Books

Te Haurongo - Biography

Title: Parekura Horomia "Kia ora Chief"
Author: Wira Gardiner
Publisher: Huia Publishers

 

Title: Te tau ihu o te waka: A history of Māori of Nelson and Marlborough Volume IV: Ngā whānau Rangatira o Ngāti Tama me Te Ātiawa – the chiefly families of Ngāti Tama and Te Ātiawa - WINNER
Author: Hilary and John Mitchell
Publisher: Ngāti Tama ki Te Waipounamu Trust and Te Ātiawa o Te Waka-a-Māui Trust

Te Reo Māori

 

Title: The value of the Māori Language: Te Hua o te Reo Māori - WINNER
Author: Rawinia Higgins, Poia Rewi and Vincent Olsen-Reeder
Publisher: Huia Publishers

Title: Maranga mai! Te Reo and marae in crisis?
Author: Merata Kawharu
Publisher: Auckland University Press

Title: Ka hoki tāua ki te whare huri ai ē!
Author: Agnes McFarland and Taiarahia Black
Publisher: NZCER Press

Te Mahi Toi - Arts

Title: Momo kauae: Moko kauae in contemporary Māori art
Author: Curatored by Tryphena Cracknell
Publisher: Hastings City Art Gallery

 

Title: Te tū hanga whare o Whetū: The rebuilding of Te Whetū o Te Rangi - WINNER
Author: Des Tatana Kahotea
Publisher: Des Kahotea

Title: Five Māori Painters
Author: Ngahiraka Mason, Jonathan Mane-Wheoki, Anna-Marie White, Nigel Borell, Sarah Hillary and Louise Furey
Publisher: Auckland Art Gallery

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