Tangata o le Moana: New Zealand and the People of the Pacific

Tangata o le Moana: New Zealand and the People of the Pacific

Tangata o le Moana: New Zealand and the People of the Pacific

Updated 1 May 2012, 14:58 AEST

A thousand year history of relations from a Pacific Perspective.

Weaving the strands of ancient and modern history, Tangata o le Moana delivers  a new perspective on the relations between New Zealand and the  people of the Pacific . The  book  draws on research by New Zealand-based Pacific scholars and features a collection of essays on the history of Pacific people's interactions with New Zealand. 

Co-editor Sean Mallon, senior curator of Pacific collections at Te Papa, speaks with Isabelle Genoux about the publication which will bring a new perspective on New Zealand's history .
 
Tangata O le Moana will be published early May by Te Papa Press.
 

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