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He kupu whakataki Introduction 9 01/ Nga whakamaramatanga Use and meaning 15 02/ Nga momo me nga ahua Types and shapes 27 03/ Te putakenga mai Physical origins 49 04/ Nga korero kairangi Exalted histories 93 05/ Nga tohu a-iwi Tribal styles 117 06/ Nga tai whakaawe External versus local influence 139 07/ Ka whiti ka pumau, 1750-1900 Change and continuity, 1750-1900 153 08/ Te whanako toi taketake, nga tau 1890-inaianei Cultural appropriation, 1890s-present 185 09/ Te hei tiki me te Maori, 1900-inaianei Maori and hei tiki, 1900-present 199 He kupu whakakapi Epilogue 258 Appendices, Notes, Glossary, Select bibliography, Image credits, Acknowledgements, Index 263

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Dougal Austin (Kati Mamoe, Kai Tahu, Waitaha) is Senior Curator Matauranga Maori at the Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa. He has a particular research interest in the origins, development, cultural use and significance of hei tiki. His current work has included a tour of the Kura Pounamu exhibition in China.

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