46 review for Te Puea: a biography

  1. 4 out of 5

    Daniel

    They don't teach you this side of history in school and it is of great disservice to the people of New Zealand. They don't teach you this side of history in school and it is of great disservice to the people of New Zealand.

  2. 4 out of 5

    Melissa

    Michael King is an excellent researcher, historian and writer. His books are wonderful and easy to read, and so informative and balanced. Te Puea was an interesting character, who I'd never heard of, but she sounds like she was quite a formidable force who did a lot to shape Waikato Maori and the Kingitanga in ways that can be felt even today. And it very much gives a powerful view of how colonization has affected Maori, in this book specifically in the Waikato and King Country, despite strong l Michael King is an excellent researcher, historian and writer. His books are wonderful and easy to read, and so informative and balanced. Te Puea was an interesting character, who I'd never heard of, but she sounds like she was quite a formidable force who did a lot to shape Waikato Maori and the Kingitanga in ways that can be felt even today. And it very much gives a powerful view of how colonization has affected Maori, in this book specifically in the Waikato and King Country, despite strong leaders who could see what was happening and fought to stop it.

  3. 5 out of 5

    Giorgioneruth Robertson

    love this book, I felt empowered just reading about her

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    Keith Stewart

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    Hania Douglas

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    Quinta Wilson

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    graeme campbell

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    John

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    Biddy

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    Kim

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    Katy Nicholls

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    Gisele Ayala

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    Ang

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    Shaun Hawthorne

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    Emma Stewart

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    Jude Marshall

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    Clare Trass

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    Angela

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    Bronwen

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    Carolyn McPeak

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    Rc

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    Bcherne

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    Tony Foster

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    Donald

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    Taupe Pou

  42. 4 out of 5

    Natalie Jones

  43. 5 out of 5

    Te Inuwai Nathan

  44. 4 out of 5

    John Ngatai

  45. 4 out of 5

    Kimiora Barrett

  46. 4 out of 5

    Natalia Saunders

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