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Home Child - the moving story of a child migrant

Tuesday, 9 April 2019, 2:05 pm | Oratia Books

Home Child - the moving story of a child migrant sent from England to a foster family in New Zealand in the 1950s More >>

New Auckland book outlines critical turning point for city

Tuesday, 12 February 2019, 10:08 am | Oratia Media

Auckland is rapidly approaching a turning point: it could take off and become one of the best cities in the Pacific, or continue to struggle with runaway population growth and living costs, argues public policy advocate Owen Gill in a bold new book ... More >>

Deluxe photo book celebrates 20-year connection

Thursday, 20 December 2018, 11:55 am | Oratia Books

Deluxe photo book celebrates 20-year connection between Danish photographer and Whanganui iwi In the mid-1990s Danish photographer Martin Toft spent six months living among Māori communities far up the Whanganui River, learning of their struggles ... More >>

Le Quesnoy 1918: New Zealand’s Last Battle

Monday, 5 November 2018, 9:36 am | Oratia Books

Stirring history of First World War battle launched in French town that Kiwi troops liberated in 1918 More >>

Italian President honours Auckland resident

Tuesday, 30 October 2018, 9:04 am | Oratia Media

Italian President Sergio Mattarella has awarded Auckland resident Alessandra Zecchini the title of Cavaliere dell’Ordine della Stella d’Italia for services to Italian culture and foreign relations. More >>

Scottish Granny’s reading cracks 300,000 views

Wednesday, 26 September 2018, 10:22 am | Oratia Books

The Scottish Granny Janice Clark has scored another New Zealand hit with her reading of bestselling picture book I Need a New Bum! More >>

MP Willie Jackson to launch seminal analysis of Māori in the economy in Parliament tomorrow

Monday, 14 May 2018, 3:58 pm | Oratia Books

Author and well-known economist Brian Easton says Heke Tangata — the companion to the recently published Urban Māori: The Second Great Migration — is a deep ... More >>

Urban Māori - The Second Great Migration

Tuesday, 27 February 2018, 3:28 pm | Oratia Books

The first comprehensive record of Māori urbanisation told through the stories of those who came to the cities More >>

A colourful overview of regional diversity

Tuesday, 31 October 2017, 1:33 pm | Oratia Media

Record immigration and tourism numbers mean that not only school kids need to gain an appreciation of New Zealand’s regional diversity. The newly released Regions of New Zealand answers that need in an easily digested, colourful hardback that gives ... More >>

Te Reo edition of Pūkaki launched

Monday, 18 September 2017, 1:32 pm | Oratia Books

Te Reo edition of Pūkaki launched at Rotorua Lakes Council Paul Tapsell and Scotty Morrison combine to launch te Reo Māori edition of award-winning illustrated history More >>

New edition of McGee's monumental Parliamentary Practice

Tuesday, 23 May 2017, 9:31 am | Oratia Books

New edition of McGee's monumental Parliamentary Practice in New Zealand to be unveiled at Beehive More >>

A Wild Wind from the North: Hongi Hika’s 1823 invasion

Saturday, 20 May 2017, 12:56 pm | Oratia Media

A Wild Wind from the North: Hongi Hika’s 1823 invasion of Rotorua Don Stafford Published by Oratia Books ISBN: 978-0-947506-23-0 $39.99 HB Hongi Hika’s invasion of the Rotorua area in 1823 is one of the most dramatic and daring assaults in New ... More >>

The New Zealand Experience at Gallipoli & the Western Front

Thursday, 6 April 2017, 11:58 am | Oratia Media

Brilliant account of our roles in the main battles of the First World War – and how these reshaped our society forever More >>

First full account of Māori tools in over a century

Tuesday, 15 November 2016, 3:50 pm | Oratia Media

Launched in Rotorua on the weekend, Te Toki me te Whao is the first book by one of New Zealand’s most esteemed experts in woodcarving — and the first book dedicated to Māori tool technology since Elsdon Best’s Stone Implements of the Maori (1912). More >>

Rotorua celebrates the relaunch of history of Arawa people

Monday, 22 August 2016, 5:35 pm | Oratia Media

Rotorua celebrates the relaunch of epic history of Arawa people Rotorua will this week celebrate the relaunch of one of the most important books to emerge from the city – the late Don Stafford’s Te Arawa: A History of the ArawaPeople . Rotorua ... More >>

Māori Place Names: Their meanings and origins

Tuesday, 5 July 2016, 12:36 pm | Oratia Media

Māori Place Names: Their meanings and origins A.W. Reed Revised by Peter Dowling More >>

Oratia Media rebrands and expands

Tuesday, 15 March 2016, 3:19 pm | Oratia Media

Independent publishing company Oratia Media is today launching a new corporate identity as part of an expansion of its business and publishing programme. More >>

Oratia Media to publish New Zealand parliamentary guide

Thursday, 30 July 2015, 9:45 am | Oratia Media

At the conclusion of a public request for proposals and selection process, the Office of the Clerk of the House of Representatives has appointed Oratia Media to publish the fourth edition of the authoritative guide to the conduct of our Parliament – ... More >>

Te Hokowhitu a Tu is back

Thursday, 16 April 2015, 11:00 am | Oratia Media

Christopher Pugsley’s history of Maori and Pacific Islanders in the First World War is in bookstores from today. More >>

Maori Weapons in Pre-European New Zealand

Monday, 18 August 2014, 9:20 am | Oratia Media

At a time of renewed interest in Maori martial arts, Maori Weapons serves as the ideal reference work. More >>



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