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dc.contributor.authorKing, JS
dc.date.accessioned2011-12-19T03:46:16Z
dc.date.available2011-12-19T03:46:16Z
dc.date.copyright2011-08-14
dc.date.issued2011-12-19
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10292/3190
dc.description.abstractHe 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.mediumTe Reo Māori
dc.publisherAUT University; Te Ipukarea
dc.relation.urihttp://www.teipukarea.maori.nz/index.php/news-updates/detail/taku-manukura-e-rere-raa/
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dc.subjectMāori, Poroporoaki, Tā Pāora Reeves
dc.titleTaku Maukura e Rere Rā
dc.typeComposition
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