Browsing by Author "McRae, Karyn Okeroa"

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  • Tangi and State Funeral: Te Arikinui Dame Te Atairangikaahu and Prime Minister Norman Kirk

    McRae, Karyn Okeroa (University of Waikato, 2010)
    The tangi of Te Arikinui Dame Te Atairangikaahu (Te Arikinui) in 2006 paralleled the State funerals for New Zealand Prime Ministers like Norman Kirk who died in 1974. State funerals require the huge mobilization of people ...
  • Tangihanga: The ultimate form of Māori cultural expression - overview of a research programme

    Nikora, Linda Waimarie; Te Awekotuku, Ngahuia; Rua, Mohi; Temara, Pou; Maxwell, Te Kahautu; Murphy, Enoka; McRae, Karyn Okeroa; Moeke-Maxwell, Tess (Ngā Pae o te Māramatanga, 2010)
    Death, observed through the process of tangihanga (time set aside to grieve and mourn, rites for the dead) or tangi (to grieve and mourn), is the ultimate form of Māori cultural expression. It is also the topic least studied ...
  • Whangai: remembering, understanding and experiencing

    McRae, Karyn Okeroa; Nikora, Linda Waimarie (2006)
    The Māori customary practice of whangai is often equated with adoption or foster care. There are, however, significant differences between the institutions. Adoption or foster care, tends to be mainly focused on the ...