dc.contributor.author King, JS
dc.date.accessioned 2011-12-19T03:46:16Z
dc.date.available 2011-12-19T03:46:16Z
dc.date.copyright 2011-08-14
dc.date.issued 2011-12-19
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10292/3190
dc.description.abstract He Poroporoaki ki a Tā Pāora Reeves, Te Manukura o Te Wānanga Aronui o Tāmaki Makaurau 2005-20011. Poroporoaki are eulogies, or farewell speeches to the dead, and contain beautiful language and express people’s grief. Metaphoric language and allusions to the tribal connections, geographic places of significance, traditional places that the spirits of the dead are believed to travel to, and the status and work of the deceased, are a feature of poroporoaki. For these reasons they are difficult to translate so that the full meaning is expressed in English. Poroporoaki are delivered as though the person is alive, as the belief is that the wairua (spirit) remains with the body for a time before burial.
dc.format.medium Te Reo Māori
dc.publisher AUT University; Te Ipukarea
dc.relation.uri http://www.teipukarea.maori.nz/index.php/news-updates/detail/taku-manukura-e-rere-raa/
dc.rights NOTICE: this is the author’s version of a work that was accepted for publication. Changes resulting from the publishing process, such as peer review, editing, corrections, structural formatting, and other quality control mechanisms may not be reflected in this document. Changes may have been made to this work since it was submitted for publication. A definitive version was subsequently published in (see Citation). The original publication is available at (see Publisher's Version)
dc.subject Māori, Poroporoaki, Tā Pāora Reeves
dc.title Taku Maukura e Rere Rā
dc.type Composition
dc.rights.accessrights OpenAccess

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