Treasures of Tāne

Treasures of Tāne

Plants of Ngāi Tahu

Book - 2018
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"This is an accessible guide to native plants of the South Island of New Zealand, traditional Māori uses of them and history and traditions around them. The text describes the characteristic features, natural environment and uses of each plant, listed alphabetically for quick reference. The book is photograph rich, with close-up shots of each plant, photographs of the plants in their habitats and images of the fruit and flowers for easy identification. Written by a journalist, the guide is engaging, enlightening and user-friendly and is both beautiful to browse and informative about native plants"--Publisher information.
Publisher: Wellington :, Huia Publishers,, 2018.
Branch Call Number: 581.9937 TIP
Characteristics: xvii, 248 pages :,colour illustrations ;,23 cm.
Alternative Title: Plants of Ngai Tāhu
Notes: Includes bibliographical references and index.

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Includes over 50 individual plant entries all with very appealing photographs. It covers knowledge and practices traditional to Ngāi Tahu in an approachable way, making it useful for browsing as well as for studying purposes. Treasures of Tāne expands on a series of articles that originally appea... Read More »

It includes over 50 individual plant entries all with very appealing photographs. It covers knowledge and practices traditional to Ngāi Tahu in a very approachable way making it useful for a browsing exploration as well as for studying purposes. Based on and expand from a series of articles that ... Read More »


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Mar 21, 2019

It is fabulous to see all the hard work Rob has put into writing articles about plants over the years put in one place. Rob really knows his stuff, and writes in an accessible and easy-to-understand way. The photos are excellent and makes this book very easy to recommend.

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