Icons nga taonga : from the collections of the Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa.
Contributor(s): Museum of New Zealand.Material type: BookPublisher: [Wellington, N.Z.] : Te Papa Press, Description: xiii, 306 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 34 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 090901096X(pbk) :.Subject(s): Museum of New Zealand -- Catalogues | Preservation tech notes. Museum collections | MAORI ARTIFACTS | ART COLLECTIONS PUBLIC | MUSEUM COLLECTION CATALOGUES | Maori (New Zealand people) -- Material culture | New Zealand | OceaniaDDC classification: 22 Awards: Montana New Zealand Book Awards 2005 Finalist.
|Item type||Current location||Collection||Call number||Copy number||Status||Date due|
|Non-Fiction||Davis (Central) Library Non-Fiction||Non-Fiction||708.993 ICO||1||Available|
|Te Taurawhiri Non-Fiction||Davis (Central) Library Te Taurawhiri||708.993 ICO||2||Available|
Enhanced descriptions from Syndetics:
A celebration of New Zealand's unique identity, this book showcases almost 400 taonga (treasures) from Te Papa's rich collections. From treasured Mäori artefacts to famous artworks to the skeleton of a legendary racing horse, each item has a story to tell about this country and its people. Icons reflects the conflict and questioning that have forged New Zealand #150; and continue to do so. Included are newly discovered treasures as well as familiar national icons. The items are brought to life by stunning photography and accompanied by informative descriptions. Each section includes background information in Mäori and English. This is the perfect memento and resource for every New Zealander and every visitor to this land.
Cover subtitle: From the Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa.
Montana New Zealand Book Awards 2005 Finalist.
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