• Fieldwork journals on Tonga's 2014 election: what's so funny about that?

      Brown Pulu, T (Te Ara Poutama, AUT University, 2015)
      This essay presents selected passages from the fieldwork journals of Teena Brown Pulu and Richard Pamatatau on Tonga’s 2014 election. Staged on November 27th, here was the second general election under an amended constitution ...
    • Forget China: no shark trade in Tonga - yeah right

      Brown Pulu, TJ (Te Ara Poutama, Auckland University of Technology, 2013)
      In the South Pacific winter of 2013, Michael Brassington reported from Tonga that “China is now the South Pacific’s most valued VIP.” The Australian journalist was interviewing Pesi Fonua, longstanding Tongan publisher ...
    • Free roast pig at open day: all you can eat will not attract South Auckland Pacific Islanders to university

      Brown Pulu, TJ (Te Ara Poutama, Auckland University of Technology, 2014)
      I kid you not. This is a time in Pacific regional history where as a middle-aged Tongan woman with European, Maori, and Samoan ancestries who was born and raised in New Zealand, I teach students taking my undergraduate ...
    • Geopolitical Storymaking about Tonga and Fiji: how media fooled people to believe Ma'afu wanted Lau

      Brown Pulu, TJ (Te Ara Poutama, the Faculty of Maori and Indigenous Development, Auckland University of Technology, 2014)
      Just when Tongan Democratic Party leader ‘Akilisi Pohiva stumped the public by saying he admired Fiji’s Prime Minister Frank Bainimarama because “he has been able to make things happen and take development to the people,” ...
    • Great-grandfather, Please Teach Me My Language

      Ka'Ai, T (De Gruyter, 2017)
      Inspired by Joshua Fishman’s lifetime dedication to the revitalisation of minority languages, especially Yiddish, this paper presents my personal story of the loss of the Māori language in my family in New Zealand/Aotearoa ...
    • He Poroporoaki ki a Te Rere Amoamo (Monte) Ohia Nā Te Wharehuia Milroy

      King, JS (Te Ara Poutama, 2008)
      I whakaeke a Te Wharehuia i te ope i tae atu ki runga i te marae o Waikawa i te taha o Te Rere Amoamo, arā, o Monte Ohia. I haria mai te tūpāpaku i Ōtautahi ki te marae o tana wahine. Ka mutu ngā whaikōrero a te tangata ...
    • ‘He poroporoaki ki te rangatira nā tana irāmutu’

      King, JS (AUT University; Te Kaharoa, 2011)
      He kupu whakataki: I te 29 o ngā rā o Whiringa ā-nuku, 2010, i mate mai tētehi o ngā tino kaumātua nō te kāinga nei, nō Te Tahaaroa. Ko te iwi ko Waikato, ko te hapū ko Ngāti Mahuta (ki te tai hauāuru). Ko tōna marae ko ...
    • International symposium on Māori and Indigenous Screen Production - He Whare Tapere

      Henry, E; Spooner, H (Te Ara Poutama, 2010)
      This is an overview of the International Symposium on Māori and Indigenous Screen Production held at AUT Marae, December 4-5, 2010. The Symposium provided a platform for Māori, Pasifika and other Indigenous film-makers, ...
    • Is Tonga ready for Paris?

      Brown, T (Te Ara Poutama, AUT University, 2015)
      No abstract.
    • Kai Hea Kai Hea te Pū o te Mate? Reclaiming the Power of Pūrākau

      Pouwhare, R (Te Ara Poutama - the Faculty of Maori and Indigenous Development, Auckland University of Technology, 2016)
      The purakau our ancestors told about the universe and our place within it have been bowdlerised through the process of colonisation. These narratives, as they had been transmitted over generations, were transformed by the ...
    • Lending Traditional Māori Artistic Structures to Academic Research and Writing: Mahi-Toi

      Wilson, JKT (The International Academic Forum (IAFOR), 2018)
      Māori (Indigenous New Zealand) researchers may have one or many mahi-toi (artistic) talents. All mahi-toi are ideas brought from the conceptual world to the physical realm by mahi-ā-ringa (work with hands), and the ...
    • Lost and Now Found: The Search for the Forgotten and Hidden

      Allen, R (M/C - Media and Culture, 2017)
      No abstract.
    • Maori models of mental wellness

      McNeill, HN (Te Kaharoa; AUT, 2009)
      This article outlines the development a model of mental wellness – Te Ao Tūtahi – that encompasses the complexity of Maori existence . The objective of the proposed model was to depict the different cultural influences and ...
    • Māori Resistance in New Zealand Feature Film History

      Wilson, JKT (Ngā Pae o te Māramatanga, 2018)
      This article draws on the textual analysis of films that produced three distinctive collective resistances across New Zealand film history. Hāhi Ringatū leaders protested to the Chief Film Censor about the portrayal of ...
    • Minerals and cucumbers in the sea: international relations will transform the Tongan State

      Brown Pulu, TJ (Te Ara Poutama, Auckland University of Technology, 2014)
      Constitution law researcher Guy Powles, a Pakeha New Zealander residing in Australia was not optimistic accurate predictions on “the [Tonga] election which is coming up now in November” could be made (Garrett, 2014). “A ...
    • Modern colonialism: dialogues with Sefita Hao’uli, Kalafi Moala, and Melino Maka

      Brown Pulu, TJ (Te Ara Poutama, Auckland University of Technology, 2013)
      For this second article in a series of four stimulated by conversations about present day Tonga, Sefita Hao’uli, Kalafi Moala, and Melino Maka discuss whether there is a Tongan frame or explanation for development. And ...
    • New Zealand's climate refugee debate grows louder

      Brown, T (Te Ara Poutama, AUT University, 2015)
      No abstract.
    • Ngā Kupu Arotau - eweri tāima: Loanwords in Māori 1842-1952

      Ka'ai, T. M.; Moorfield, J. C. (Te Kaharoa, 2009)
      Māori has adopted a significant number of loanwords that have enriched the language. Following a description of the loanwords project and the database, it will be shown that words borrowed into Māori adapt to not only the ...
    • Off the deep end: Tonga's continental shelf politics

      Brown Pulu, TJ (Te Ara Poutama - the Faculty of Maori and Indigenous Development, Auckland University of Technology, 2014)
      Tonga had gone off the deep end. It proposed to grow its ocean territory in length by 60 nautical miles southeast and southwest. Hardly anyone knew the particulars, apart from a select group of senior bureaucrats in the ...
    • Off the Deep End: Tonga's Continental Shelf Politics

      Brown Pulu, TJ (Te Kaharoa: The e-Journal on Indigenous Pacific Issues, 2014)
      Abstract Tonga had gone off the deep end. It proposed to grow its ocean territory in length by 60 nautical miles southeast and southwest. Hardly anyone knew the particulars, apart from a select group of senior bureaucrats ...