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Judith Binney

Judith Binney

Auckland historian Judith Binney wrote or co-wrote a number of books focusing on Māori individuals and communities, including Mihaia: the prophet Rua Kenana and his community of Maungapohatu (1979), Nga morehu: the survivors (1986), Redemption songs (1995) and Encircled lands: Te Urewera 1820–1921 (2009). Her work was innovative, drawing on oral histories, communal memories and photographs as well as documentary sources.

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Alex Calder, 'Non-fiction - Questioning orthodoxies', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 19 June 2024)

Story by Alex Calder, published 22 Oct 2014