Story: Māori non-fiction and scholarship – ngā tuhinga me te rangahau

Ka whawhai tonu mātou: struggle without end

Ka whawhai tonu mātou: struggle without end

Ranginui Walker's Ka whawhai tonu mātou: struggle without end, the first history of Māori by a Māori writer, was published in 1990 and became extremely influential. The title is taken from the famous response by Māori defenders at Ōrākau in the New Zealand wars, stating that they would never surrender. 

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Basil Keane, 'Māori non-fiction and scholarship – ngā tuhinga me te rangahau - Protest and activism', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/ephemera/46471/ka-whawhai-tonu-matou-struggle-without-end (accessed 24 April 2019)

Story by Basil Keane, published 22 Oct 2014