Treasures of Tāne: Plants of Ngāi Tahu

By Rob Tipa

Treasures of Tāne: Plants of Ngāi Tahu

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This book discusses traditional Māori uses of native plants of the South Island of New Zealand and traditions around them. The text describes the features and uses of each plant, listed alphabetically for quick reference. These stories of native plants of the South Island describe how Māori and Europeans grew and processed the plants, and it uncovers some surprising uses of native plants. Written by a journalist, the book is engaging, enlightening and user-friendly and is beautiful to browse and informative about native plants. 


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  • ISBN: 9781775502951
  • Dimension: 185 x 240 mm
  • Format: Softback
  • Language: English
  • Publication Date: 31 Jul 2018

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About the Author

Rob Tipa

Rob Tipa (Ngāi Tahu, Ngāti Kahungunu) is a freelance journalist with more than forty years’ experience as a reporter and editor with metropolitan, community and farming publications. To reconnect with his Ngāi Tahu heritage, he researched a series of articles on traditional uses of New Zealand native plants that were on the Ngāi Tahu taonga plants ... Read More

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