Raupo Book Of Maori Proverbs, The

by A.W. Reed
$19.95

Publisher: Penguin NZ

Publication Date: July 02, 2012

ISBN: 9780143567912

Binding: Paperback

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Proverbs (or whakatauki) express the wisdom, wit and commonsense of the Maori people. They are of great value and inspiration to writers, story-tellers and anyone speaking in a Maori setting. Several hundred proverbs are contained in The Raupo Book of Maori Proverbs, categorised under a large number of diverse headings, with translations and explanations in English. This comprehensive and dependable book serves as both a useful reference and an insight into values of the Maori.