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  • Fia Ola: Grief recovery following a tsunami disaster in Samoa

    Seiuli, Byron Malaela Sotiata; Nikora, Linda Waimarie; Te Awekotuku, Ngahuia; Hodgetts, Darrin (Cambridge Journals, 2016)
    Natural disasters provide humanity with a setting in which to examine core dimensions of life. How people respond to and make sense of their experiences due to the ruptures of trauma and devastation remains vital in grief ...
  • Final arrangements following death: Maori indigenous decision making and tangi

    Nikora, Linda Waimarie; Masters-Awatere, Bridgette; Te Awekotuku, Ngahuia (Wiley, 2012-03)
    Death is a universal event. It will happen to all of us, yet how we respond to death is particular and influenced by our cultural worlds. This study offers an investigation of the idiographic, of how one woman responded ...
  • Home and the spirit in the Maori world

    Nikora, Linda Waimarie; Te Awekotuku, Ngahuia; Tamanui, Virginia (2013)
    Today we explore home as a place of spiritual belonging and continuity and how tangi relies on the genealogical connectedness of ancestral and living communities to care for the tūpāpaku, the human remains, and wairua, the ...
  • In your face: wearing Moko - Maori facial marking in today's world

    Nikora, Linda Waimarie; Rua, Mohi; Te Awekotuku, Ngahuia (2003-08-01)
    The early voyagers, missionaries, settlers all reacted to the pukanohi, to the marked faces of the Maori people during the period of first contact, and the century following it. Their accounts are vivid, judgemental, ...
  • An investigation by LA-ICP-MS of possum tooth enamel as a model for identifying childhood geographical locations of historical and archaeological human from New Zealand

    Cameron, Kristie Elizabeth; Balks, Megan R.; Littler, Ray A.; Manley-Harris, Merilyn; Te Awekotuku, Ngahuia (New Zealand Archaeological Association, 2012)
    LA -IC P-MS (laser ablation-inductively coupled plasma-mass spectrometry) has been used to analyse enamel from the teeth of brushtail possum (Trichosurus vulpecula) in order to model a method for identifying the childhood ...