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Witi Ihimaera


Works By:

Anthology
100 Lovers : Taamaki Makaurau. 1994.
100 lovers of Taamaki Makaurau. Auckland: Storytellers Club of Auckland University Students Association, 1994.
Listener July 1 (1995): 56-56.
A good handful: great New Zealand poems about sex. Auckland: Auckland University Press, 2008.
Auckland : the city in literature. Auckland: Exisle Publishing, 2003.
Auckland: the city in literature. Auckland: Exisle Publishing, 2003.
Bastion Point. In: Auckland: the City in Literature. Auckland: Exisle Publishing, 2003.
Essential New Zealand short stories. Auckland: Random House, 2009.
Into the world of light : an anthology of Maori writing. Auckland: Heinemann, 1982.
Reviews Journal 2; (1982): 22-24.
Listener 2208.101; May 22 (1982): 84-84.
World Literature Written in English 22; Autumn (1983): 351-354.
Landfall 37; June (1983): 213-218.
Journal of the Polynesian Society 92; June (1983): 245-257.
Mataora=the living face: contemporary art. Auckland: D. Bateman, 1996.
New Zealand Herald G; December 7 (1996): 8-8.
Evening Post December 27 (1996): 5-5.
Landfall 194; Spring (1997): 372-375.
Te Karaka: the Ngai Tahu magazine Summer (1999): 28-28.
Regaining Aotearoa : Maori writers speak out. Auckland: Reed, 1993.
Listener 2770.138; May 8 (1993): 50-52.
Listener 2776.139; June 19 (1993): 53-54.
Te ao marama 1 : whakahuatanga o te rau=Reflections of reality. Auckland: Reed, 1992.
New Zealand Herald 2; July 3 (1993): 6-6.
Evening Post September 25 (1992): 5-5.
Dominion September 26 (1992): 11-11.
Press Sup.; December 5 (1992): 14-14.
New & Notable 4.9; Nov (1992): 17-18.
Te ao marama 2 : He whakaatanga o te ao= The reality. Auckland: Reed, 1993.
New Zealand Herald 2; July 3 (1993): 6-6.
Otago Daily Times January 23 (1993): 20-20.
Evening Post June 11 (1993): 5-5.
Metro 155; May (1994): 141-143.
Printout 7; Autumn (1994): 48-50.
Te ao marama 3 : Puawaitanga o te korero= the flowering. Auckland: Reed, 1993.
Evening Post December 3 (1993): 5-5.
Listener 2811.149; February 26 (1994): 52-53.
Dominion February 26 (1994): 20-20.
North and South April (1994): 125-126.
New & Notable 2.11; May (1994): 7-18.
Landfall 188; Spring (1994): 346-348.
Printout 1995/96.10; Summer (1996): 77-79.
Te ao marama 4 : Te ara o te hau=The path of the wind. Auckland: Reed, 1994.
Sunday Star Times D; March 5 (1995): 5-5.
Evening Post March 24 (1995): 5-5.
New and Notable 2.12; May (1995): 9-30.
Otago Daily Times March 25 (1995): 22-22.
Listener April 29 (1995): 57-58.
Te Ao Marama 5 : Te Torino=the Spiral. Auckland: Reed, 1996.
Meanjin 4.55; (1996): 704-709.
Evening Post April 12 (1996): 5-5.
Otago Daily Times June 22 (1996): 22-22.
Landfall 192; Spring (1996): 351-353.
The best New Zealand fiction. Volume 4. Auckland: Vintage, 2007.
The New Zealand book of the beach. Auckland: David Ling Publishing, 2007.
Vision Aotearoa = Kaupapa New Zealand. Wellington: Bridget Williams Books, 1994.
Evening Post May 13 (1994): 5-5.
Quote Unquote 12; June (1994): 29-29.
Otago Daily Times July 2 (1994): 22-22.
Listener 2832.144; July 23 (1994): 50-51.
Womens Studies Journal 1/2.11; August 8 (1995): 5-18.
Where's Waari: a history of the Maori through the short story. Auckland: Reed, 2000.
Otago Daily Times August 30 (2000): 24-24.
New Zealand Herald I; September 9 (2000): 10-10.
New Zealand Education Review 28.5; November 10 (2000): 11-11.
Whetu moana: contemporary Polynesian poetry in English. Auckland: Auckland University Press, 2003.
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Biography
A biography In: Growing Up Maori. Auckland, Tandem Press 1998.
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Criticism
A history of New Zealand literature through selected texts: an abstract for a paper to be presented at the LALALAND Conference. In: Writing Wellington: twenty years of Victoria University Writing Fellows. Wellington, Victoria University Press 1999.
Masculinity & Desire: Rewriting the Polynesian Body. In: Joseph Keene Chadwick : Interventions and Continuities in Irish and Gay Studies. Edited by John Rieder et al. Honolulu, HI, College of Languages, Linguistics and Literature, University of Hawaii 2002: 122-131.
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Drama
Tanz der schwane. 1993.
Listener 2791.140; October 2 (1993): 48-49.
Waituhi ; the life of the village. 1984.
Art New Zealand 33; Summer (1984): 22-23.
Woman far walking. Wellington, Huia Publishers 2000.
Kokiri Paetae 27; April (2000): 20-20.
English in Aotearoa 41; Sept (2000): 83-83.
Illusions 30; Winter (2000): 36-43.
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Essay
"A Maori perspective." JNZL: Journal of New Zealand Literature 9; (1991): 53-54.
"And Then There's Us: A Maori Perspective." Poetica 50; (1998): 195-207.
"View across the harbour." Auckland: the city in literature. Auckland, Exisle Publishing 2003.
"Deep South/Impressions of another country." Review (1975): 13-15.
Foreword to: Highway 35: travels around East Cape. Text by John Woods. Photographs by Peter Quinn. Auckland, Reed 1998.
Growing up half-caste. In: Growing up maori. Auckland, Tandem Press 1998: 226-230.
"Kaupapa." Te Ao Marama 1; (1992).
"Keeping it alive : towards a better understanding of nature and culture in Aotearoa." New Zealand Museums Journal 1.22; (1992): 7-12.
"Legacies and hopes." Mana: the Maori new magazine for all New Zealanders 1999/2000.31; Dec/Jan (2000): 22-29.
"Spinner of Maori tradition." New Zealand Herald B; August 12 (2002): 4-4.
"Te Taha Maori (the Maori side) belongs to us all." NZ Bookworld 2; July (1973): 3-6.
The long dark tea-time of the South : New Zealands search for a Pacific identity. In: The South Pacific : problems, issues and prospects. London, Macmillan Academic and Professional 1991: 133-144.
"Doing it." Through the looking glass: recollections of childhood from 20 prominent New Zealanders. Auckland, Century Hutchinson 1988: 162-168.
"Why I write." World Literature Written in English 1.14; April (1975): 117-119.
"Witi Ihimaera on Plain sailing." Education 7.24; (1975): 27-27.
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Interview
"Picture perfect." North and South 151; Oct (1998): 80-85.
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Lecture
"Maori life and literature : a sensory perception." Turnbull Library Record 1.15; May (1982): 45-55.
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Motion Picture
Whale rider [motion picture]. 2002.
"The chosen one." Listener January 25 (2003): 60-61.
"Film." North and South 203; Feb (2003): 100-101.
"Hotflicks." Investigate 28.4; Feb (2003): 92-92.
"Holy sea-cow." Landfall 206; Nov (2003): 97-105.
"On the whales bakc." New Zealand Books 5 Sup..13; Dec (2003): 3-3.
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Non Fiction
Beautiful New Zealand. Auckland: Reed, 1997.
Beautiful North Island of New Zealand. Auckland: Reed, 1997.
Beautiful South Island of New Zealand. Auckland: Reed, 1997.
Chapter in: As Fair as New Zealand to Me : New Zealand writers in Katherine Mansfields Menton. Wellington: Victoria University Press, 2000.
Faces of the land. Auckland: Reed, 1995.
Growing up Maori. Auckland: Tandem Press, 1998.
Te Maori: nga hui hui nga korero o Aotearoa 79.3; Nov (1998): 3-3.
Pu Kaea Nov/Dec (1998): 10-10.
New Zealand Doctor Dec (1998): 44-45.
Evening Post November 6 (1998): 5-5.
Express: New Zealand's Newspaper of Gay Expression January 21 (1999): 17-17.
New Zealand Books 1.9; Mar (1999): 4-5.
Otago Daily Times March 31 (1999): 26-26.
New Zealand Journal of Social Studies 1.8; June (1999): 32-33.
Land, sea and sky. Auckland: Reed, 1994.
Legendary land. Auckland: Reed, 1994.
Pacific Way 85; July (1995): 78-79.
Maori. Wellington: Govt. Printer, 1975.
Multi Cultural School 3; (1976): 48-48.
Mask and mirror : an artists book. Auckland: IWA/POI, 1994.
New Zealand through the arts : past and present, Sir Tosswill Woollaston, Allen Curnow, Witi Ihimaera. Wellington: Friends of the Turnbull Library, 1982.
New Zealand: first to see the dawn. Auckland: Reed, 1999.
Nga tohu whenua. In: Growing Up Maori. Auckland: Tandem Press, 1998.
On top down under: photographs of unique New Zealanders. Auckland: HarperCollins, 1998.
Te ate : Maori art from the East Coast, New Zealand. Auckland: Reed, 2002.
This is New Zealand. Auckland: Reed, 1998.
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Novel
Bulibasha : king of the gypsies. Auckland: Penguin, 1994.
Span 38; April (1994): 125-130.
Sunday Star Times D; August 28 (1994): 8-8.
New Zealand Books 3.4; Sept (1994): 5-6.
Evening Post September 2 (1994): 5-5.
The Press Sup.; September 10 (1994): 11-11.
Dominion September 10 (1994): 16-16.
Otago Daily Times September 17 (1994): 28-28.
New Zealand Herald 3; September 24 (1994): 7-7.
Listener 2844.145; October 15 (1994): 46-47.
Metro 161; Nov (1994): 136-138.
Quote Unquote 17; Nov (1994): 24-25.
North and South Dec (1994): 190-192.
New & Notable 1.12; Mar (1995): 1-7.
Landfall 189; Aug (1995): 126-127.
Nights in the gardens of Spain. Auckland: Secker & Warburg, 1995.
Quote Unquote 20; Feb (1995): 2-15.
Evening Post February 10 (1995): 7-7.
Sunday Star Times D; February 12 (1995): 9-9.
Man to Man February 16 (1995): 14-14.
The Press Sup.; February 25 (1995): 14-14.
Metro 165; Mar (1995): 115-117.
North and South 108; Mar (1995): 124-127.
Listener 2863.147; March 4 (1995): 50-50.
New Zealand Books 1.5; Mar (1995): 8-8.
Otago Daily Times March 18 (1995): 87-87.
Quote Unquote 22; April (1995): 26-26.
Next 51; May (1995): 91-91.
Landfall 190; Spring (1995): 315-318.
Contemporary Pacific: a Journal of Island Affairs 1.10; Spring (1998): 280-283.
Pounamu, pounamu. Auckland: Heinemann, 1972.
Listener 1725.71; November 27 (1972): 50-50.
NZ Monthly Review 142.13; Mar (1973): 22-23.
English in New Zealand June (1973): 52-53.
Islands 2; Winter (1973): 212-215.
Te Ao Hou 74; Nov (1973): 60-61.
Sky dancer. Auckland: Penguin, 2003.
Listener December 13 (2003): 47-47.
New Zealand Books 1.14; Mar (2004): 18-18.
Dominion Post E; November 8 (2003): 8-9.
New Zealand Herald Sup.; November 8 (2003): 28-29.
Sunday Star Times Sup.; December 14 (2003): 40-41.
Otago Daily Times December 27 (2003): 48-48.
"Books." Dominion November 8 (2003): E9-E10.
Tangi. Auckland: Heinemann, 1973.
"The New Zealand Novel." School Publications Branch, Dept of Education, Wellington, 1980.
Te Ao Hou 75; Mar (1974): 60-60.
Listener 1773.74; November 3 (1973): 42-42.
NZ Bookworld 6; Nov (1973): 16-16.
Landfall 27; Dec (1973): 348-351.
PPTA Journal 5.22; June (1974): 45-46.
English in New Zealand July (1974): 56-56.
Dominion May 27 (1989): 9-9.
Otago Daily Times May 31 (1989): 26-26.
Pacific Islands Monthly 18.59; July (1989): 50-50.
Listener 1828.77; September 7 (1974): 38-39.
Thursday January 30 (1975): 52-52.
PPTA Journal Feb (1975): 43-44.
NZ Bookworld 14; Feb/Mar (1975): 24-25.
Landfall 29; June (1975): 161-164.
Tangi and Whanau : Two classic Maori novels. Auckland: Secker & Warburg, 1994.
Te kaieke tohorua. Auckland: Reed, 1995.
The dream swimmer. Auckland: Penguin, 1997.
Evening Post November 28 (1997): 7-7.
Dominion November 29 (1997): 22-22.
New Zealand Doctor December 10 (1997): 40-40.
Pacific Wave 112; Dec/Jan (1997): 128-130.
New Zealand Herald G; December 20 (1997): 6-6.
The Press Sup.; December 27 (1997): 26-26.
North and South 142; Jan (1998): 124-129.
Express: New Zealand's Newspaper of Gay Expression January 22 (1998): 21-21.
Otago Daily Times February 11 (1998): 29-29.
Metro 201; Mar (1998): 105-107.
New Zealand Books 2.8; June (1998): 12-13.
Landfall 196; Spring (1998): 308-310.
Te Karaka: the Ngai Tahu magazine 9; Summer (1998): 46-47.
Pacific Wave 117; June (1998): 58-63.
Next 89; Aug (1998): 24-28.
Listener October 3 (1998): 44-45.
Express: New Zealand's Newspaper of Gay Expression September 3 (1998): 21-21.
Mana: the Maori new magazine for all New Zealanders 23; Aug/Sept (1998): 42-49.
The Matriarch. Auckland: Heinemann, 1986.
PSA Journal 6.73; June (1986): 17-17.
Wellington City Magazine Aug (1986): 55-55.
Listener 2426.113; August 16 (1986): 52-52.
Listener 2426.113; August 16 (1986): 52: 5.
Metro 62.6; Aug (1986): 170-170.
Tu Tangata 31; Aug/Sept (1986): 31-31.
London Review of Books Dec (1986).
Broadsheet 46; Jan/Feb (1987): 24-29.
Landfall 1.41; Mar (1987): 84-86.
Landfall 1.41; Mar (1987): 79-84.
Wellington City Magazine Sept (1986): 54-55.
"Matriarch passages copied - historian." Dominion Sunday Times November 26 (1989): 1-1.
The new net goes fishing. London: Heinemann, 1977.
Listener 1975.87; October 29 (1977): 64-65.
NZ Bookworld 42; Nov (1977): 20-20.
NZ Arts Horizon Autumn (1978): 30-31.
The Parihaka woman. Auckland: Vintage, 2011.
The rope of man. Auckland: Reed, 2005.
Dominion Post Sup.; November 26 (2005): 21-21.
Listener 3425.201; December 31 (2005): 44-47.
Press D; January 14 (2005): 15-15.
Otago Daily Times Sup.; April 1 (2006): 6-6.
New Zealand Books 4.16; Oct (2006): 5-5.
The Trowenna sea: a novel. North Shore, NZ: Raupo, 2009.
"New Zealand books." North and South 287; Feb (2010): 97-99.
"Half a good book." New Zealand Books 1; Autumn (2010): 15.
"Ambitious yarn fails to convince." Sunday Star Times November 8 (2009): 8.
"The incredible likeness of being." Listener 221.3627; November 14 (2009): 14-19.
"Creative writing." Listener 221.3631; December 12 (2009): 8-9.
"Rivers, repetition and reproaches." New Zealand Books 20.1; Autumn (2010): 14.
"Other people’s words." Listener 221.3629; November 28 (2009): 16-17.
The uncles story. Auckland: Penguin, 2000.
Evening Post November 3 (2000): 5-5.
New Zealand Herald I; November 4 (2000): 6-6.
Sunday Star Times F; November 5 (2000): 2-2.
The Press Sup.; November 25 (2000): 19-19.
Listener January 13 (2001): 59-59.
North and South 178; Jan (2001): 106-110.
Otago Daily Times February 7 (2001): 24-24.
The whale rider. Auckland: Heinemann, 1987.
Metro 73.7; July (1987): 214-215.
Te Karanga 3.3; Nov (1987): 35-35.
Whanau. Auckland: Heinemann, 1974.
Whanau II. Auckland: Reed, 2004.
New Zealand Herald Sup.; June 26 (2004): 28-28.
Dominion Post E; July 17 (2004): 11-11.
Otago Daily Times Sup.; August 28 (2004): 5-5.
Press D; July 10 (2004): 12-12.
Listener August 7 (2004): 46-47.
North and South 222; Sept (2004): 100-102.
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Other
Auckland, 1900. In: Auckland: the City in Literature. Auckland, Exisle Publishing 2003.
Outside Smith & Caugheys. In: Auckland: the City in Literature. Auckland, Exisle Publishing 2003.
Waka 46. In: Growing Up Maori. Auckland, Tandem Press 1998.
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Poetry
The little bridge. In: Where's Waari?: a history of the Maori through the short story. Auckland, Reed 2000.
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Profile
"Karaka." Art New Zealand 60; Spring (1991): 78-81, 109.
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Short Story
"A Parnell encounter." Auckland: the City in Literature. Auckland, Exisle Publishing 2003.
Dear Miss Mansfield : a tribute to Kathleen Mansfield Beauchamp. Auckland, Viking 1989.
Dominion August 19 (1989): 9-9.
Listener 2581.124; August 26 (1989): 66-66.
Dominion Sunday Times August 27 (1989): 16-16.
New Zealand Herald 2; Sept (1989): 69-69.
North and South Sept (1989): 153-157.
More 170; Sept (1989): 170-170.
Evening Post September 9 (1989): 29-29.
Publishers Weekly 23.236; December 8 (1989): 42-43.
Otago Daily Times December 16 (1989): 24-24.
"Going to the Heights of Abraham." Sunday Star Times Sup.; January 2 (2000): 6-9.
Kingfisher come home: the complete Maori stories. Auckland, Secker & Warburg 1995.
Quote Unquote 30; Dec (1995): 28-28.
Listener February 24 (1996): 57-57.
The people before. In: Where's Waari?: a History of the Maori Through the Short Story. Auckland, Reed 2000.
Two worlds. In: Growing Up Maori. Edited by Witi Ihimaera. Auckland, Tandem Press 1998.
Where's Waari?: a history of the Maori through the short story. Auckland, Reed 2000.
"Rongomai does Dallas." Where's Waari?: a history of the Maori through the short story. Auckland, Reed 2000.
"White mans burden." Where's Waari?:a History of the Maori Through the Short Story. Auckland, Reed 2000.
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Short Story Collection
A senior student guide to eight classic New Zealand short stories. Havelock North, BBA Educational Resources 1998.
Ask the posts of the house. Rosedale, NZ, Raupo 2008.
Out of town: writing from the New Zealand countryside. Christchurch, Shoal Bay Press 1999.
Pounamu pounamu. Auckland, Reed 2003.
Short stories from Australia and New Zealand. Berlin, Cornelsen 1995.
The long white cloud: stories from New Zealand. Oxford, Oxford University Press 2008. (Note: illustrated by Chris King)
The thrill of falling. Auckland, Vintage 2012.
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Sound Recording
Sound recording of Witi Ihimaera stories, read by George Henare. Wellington, Dept of Education 1973.
 

Works about:

Anthology
Davin, Dan. Critical Essays on the New Zealand Short Story. Heinemann, Auckland, 1982.
Morrissey, Michael. The Flamingo Anthology of New Zealand Short Stories. Flamingo, Auckland, 2000.
Jones, Lawrence. Nurse to the imagination: 50 years of the Robbie Burns Fellowship. University of Otago Press, Dunedin, 2008.
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Article
Zavos, J. "Witi Ihimaera - big tree or just a tall pine?." Thursday March 13 (1975): 22-23.
McLauchlan, Gordon. "A new beginning for Maori writing?." Metro 10; April (1982): 21-21.
Young, D. "An end to the silence." Listener 2416.113; June 7 (1986): 24-25.
Vincent, Rosemary. "Witi Ihimaera - our man in New York." New Zealand Woman's Weekly February 17 (1986): 14-15.
Grant, A.K. "The write stuff." Listener 2570.116; June 27 (1987): 46-46.
"A watershed year for resolving racial issues." Evening Post September 1 (1989): 2-2.
Barlow, H. "Author admits copying from historians work." Dominion November 27 (1989): 1-1.
"Four writers awarded scholarships." Dominion September 27 (1989): 13.
Barrell, J. "From short stories to rock opera." Otago Daily Times August 30 (1989): 30-30.
McNaughton, Iona. "Ihimaeras present misunderstood." Dominion August 26 (1989): 9-9.
Wong, Gilbert. "In full pursuit of a - magnificent accident." New Zealand Herald 2; August 24 (1989): 1-1.
Johnston, Andrew. "Matriarch passages copied - historian." Dominion Sunday Times November 26 (1989): 1-1.
Parker, L. "Witi returns to his true love." New Zealand Woman's Weekly October 16 (1989): 75-75.
Palmer, Rebecca. "The literary consul." Metro 110; Aug (1990): 165-166.
Leigh, Jack. "High hopes for a creative landfall." New Zealand Herald 2; November 7 (1992): 6-6.
Findlay, Katherine. "Decade of determination." Listener May 8 (1993): 51-52.
Shakespear, Vivienne. "A not so Pacific story collection." Evening Post February 4 (1994): 5-5.
King, John. "Witi Ihimaera : a return to Waituhi." Evening Post September 10 (1994): 15-15.
Herrick, Linda. "Finding his true voice." Sunday Star Times D; January 29 (1995): 1-2.
Findlay, Katherine. "Heralding the new tribe." Mana: the Maori new magazine for all New Zealanders 9; Winter (1995): 74-81.
Brown, Helen. "The Phoenix Effect." Listener February 25 (1995): 28-28.
Hansen, Jeremy. "Witi Ihimaera." Metro 163; Jan (1995): 124-126.
Gregg, Stacy. "Learning to write right." Sunday Star Times E; September 8 (1996): 5-5.
McLauchlan, Gordon. "A man of serious intent." New Zealand Herald G; November 8 (1997): 11-11.
Sharp, Iain. "Ihimaera goes in search of individuality." Sunday Star Times E; November 23 (1997): 4-4.
White, Jillian. "Sequel to award winning Maori novel launched." Te Maori News 39.2; Nov (1997): 3-3.
Van Bohemen, Catharina. "Telling tales." Metro 192; June (1997): 50-50.
Shakespear, Vivienne. "Wizard and The Matriarch." Evening Post November 26 (1997): 27-27.
Scott, Barbara. "Local kids welcomed home." Gisborne Herald March 30 (1998): 16-16.
Sharp, Iain. "The colour of the soul." Sunday Star Times D; October 18 (1998): 2-2.
Houlahan, Mike. "Novelist takes big step with play." Otago Daily Times December 21 (1999): 20-20.
Sharp, Iain. "Still smiling." Sunday Star Times F; November 5 (2000): 2-2.
Hewitson, Michele. "The family serpent." New Zealand Herald B; January 31 (2000): 8-8.
Longmore, Mary. "Warrior woman." Evening Post March 16 (2000): 11-11.
Dobson, Diana. "Writer back where he belongs." New Zealand Herald June 28 (2000): 5-5.
McCarroll, Jo. "Universal truth." Sunday Star Times F; March 31 (2002): 4-4.
Black, Eleanor. "Lucky to be born a Maori." New Zealand Herald G; Jan (2003): 1-2.
"Pioneering Maori author to receive Honorary Doctorate." Te Karere news: national community newspaper 131.3; Aug (2003): 9-9.
"Doctor Witi Ihimaera." Kokiri Paetae 55; Aug (2004): 6-6.
Watkin, Tim. "The Homecoming." Listener June 26 (2004): 18-23.
Jones, Lawrence. "Fine collection of fellows." Otago Daily Times September 20 (2008): 49,53.
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Biography
O'Brien, Gregory. Moments of invention: portraits of 21 New Zealand writers. Heinemann Reed, Auckland, 1988.
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Criticism
Arvidson, Ken O. "The emergence of a Polynesian literature." World Literature Written in English 1.14; April (1975): 91-116.
Wynn, G. "Tradition and change in recent Maori fiction: the writing of Witi Ihimaera." International Fiction Review 2; July (1975): 127-131.
Simms, Norman. "A Maori literature in English. Prose writers, Part Two, Witi Ihimaera." Pacific Quarterly 3; July (1978): 336-348.
Simms, Norman. "Maori literature in English : an introduction." World Literature Today 52; (1978): 223-228.
Tiffin, Chris. Mates, Mum and Maui : the theme of maturity in three Antipodean novels. In: Awakened conscience : ctudies in Commonwealth literature. Edited by C.D. Narasimhaiah. Sterling, New Delhi, 1978: 127-145.
Guigui, J. Ben. "Witi Ihimaera ou la nostalgie du tribalisme." Caliban 1.13; (1978): 71-77.
Wattie, Nelson. The community as protagonist in the novels of Chinua Achebe and Witi Ihimaera. In: Individual and community in Commonwealth literatures. Edited by Daniel Massa. University of Malta Press, Msida, 1979: 69-74.
Corballis, Richard. "Witi Ihimaera: literary diplomacy." Landfall 33; Mar (1979): 64-71.
Rhodes, H. Winston. "Chunua Achebe and Witi Ihimaera." Mysore, Literary Half-Yearly 1.21; (1980): 104-111.
Fox, A. "In search of the Emerald City: the short stories of Witi Ihimaera." Pilgrims Summer (1980): 88-94.
Cunningham, Kevin. The New Zealand Novel. School Publications Branch, Dept of Education, Wellington, 1980.
Buckley, J. Witi Ihimaeras The New Net Goes Fishing. In: Commonwealth Literature in the Curriculum. SPACLALS, St Lucia, 1980: 133-140.
Beckmann, S. "Language as cultural identity in Achebe, Ihimaera, Laurence and Atwood." World Literature Written in English 1.20; Spring (1981): 117-134.
Hughes, S.F.D. "Pakeha and Maori behind the tattooed face : the emergence of a Polynesian voice in New Zealand fiction." Modern Fiction Studies 1.27; Spring (1981): 13-29.
Sharkey, Michael. "Witi Ihimaera, The new net goes fishing." New Literatures Review 9; (1981): 60-64.
Nightingale, Peggy. All any man with a club can do : Albert Wendt and Witi Ihimaera. In: Myth and metaphor. Edited by Robert Sellick. Centre for Research in the New Literatures in English, Adelaide, 1982: 53-70.
Hankin, Cherry. Witi Ihimaera and Patricia Grace. In: Critical Essays on the New Zealand Short Story. Heinemann, Auckland, 1982.
Beckmann, S. "Language as cultural identity. In: Language and literature in multicultural contexts. Edited by Satendra Nandan and James A. Maraj." University of the South Pacific, Suva, Fiji, Accent (1983): 66-78.
Martin, M.S. "The blending of traditions: Witi Ihimaeras contribution to New Zealand literature." International Fiction Review 1.10; (1983): 53-55.
Durix, Jean-Pierre. "Time in Witi Ihimaeras Tangi." Journal of New Zealand Literature 1; (1983): 101-114.
Watego, Cliff. "Cultural adaptation in the South Pacific novel." World Literature Written in English 2.23; Spring (1984): 488-496.
Isernhagen, H. "Witi Ihimaeras fiction: from indigenous myth to late Modernist city myth." World Literature Written in English 1.24; Summer (1984): 189-200.
James, T. "Ihimaera: Ishmael, crossing the void." ACLALS Bulletin 1.7th ser.; (1985): 47-56.
Garrett, Simon. A Maori place in New Zealand writing: recovery and discovery in the novels of Witi Ihimaera. In: A sense of place in the New Literatures in English. Edited by P. Nightingale. University of Queensland Press, Queensland, 1986: 112-122.
Beston, John B. "The Matriarch, Witi Ihimaera - two responses." Landfall 161; Mar (1986): 79-86.
Poananga, Atareta. "The Matriarch: Takahia Wahine Toa: trample on strong women Part 1." Broadsheet 145; Nov/Dec (1986): 24-28.
Chan, Stephen. "Fast food, paranoia and politics : the New Zealand novel in 1986." Kunapipi 3.9; (1987): 110-120.
Dasenbrock, R.W. "Intelligibility and meaningfulness in multicultural literature in English." Publications of the Modern Language Association 1.102; Jan (1987): 10-19.
James, T. "Lost our birthright forever? The Maori writers re-invention of New Zealand." Span 24; April (1987): 107-121.
Williams, Mark. "Surveys 1985-1986 : Literary recession : New Zealand fiction, 1985-mid 1986." JNZL: Journal of New Zealand Literature 5; (1987): 14-27.
Poananga, Atareta. "The Matriarch: Takahia Wahine Toa: trample on strong women Part 2." Broadsheet 146; Jan (1987): 24-29.
McCallum, J. "What the novelists see. The April report : report of the Royal Commission on Social Policy. Volume 3, part one: future directions, associated papers." Appendix to the Journals of the House of Representatives of New Zealand H. 2.; (1988): 425-447.
O'Brien, Gregory. Witi Ihimaera. In: Moments of invention: portraits of 21 New Zealand writers. Heinemann Reed, Auckland, 1988: 94-99.
Stead, C.K. Answering to the Language : essays on modern writers. Auckland University Press, Auckland, 1989.
Dowling, David. "Historiography in some recent New Zealand fiction." Australian and New Zealand Studies in Canada 2; Fall (1989): 37-62.
Lee, Jenny. Information for teachers of English : a bicultural perspective on short stories by Patricia Grace, Witi Ihimaera, Apirana Taylor. Kaiako Publications, Christchurch, 1990.
Tompkins, Joanne. "It all depends on what story you hear : historiographic metafiction and Colin Johnsons Dr Wooreddys prescription for enduring the ending of the world and Witi Ihimaeras The matriarch." Modern Fiction Studies 4.36; Winter (1990): 483-498.
Jannetta, A.E. "Textual strategies of identity formation in Witi Ihimaeras fiction." Commonwealth: essays and studies 2.12; Spring (1990): 17-28.
Wattie, Nelson. The New Zealand land wars in novels by Shadbolt and Ihimaera. In: Crisis and creativity in the New Literatures in English : cross/cultures. Edited by Geoffrey V. Davis and Hena Maes-Jelinek. Rodopi, Amsterdam, 1990: 433-447.
Williams, Mark. Witi Ihimaera and the politics of epic. In: Leaving the highway: six contemporary New Zealand novelists. Auckland University Press, Auckland, 1990: 110-138.
Williams, Mark. Aspects of contemporary Maori writing in English : essays arising from University of Waikato Winter Lecture Series of 1990. In: Dirty silence : aspects of language and literature in New Zealand. Oxford University Press, Auckland, 1991: 117-128.
Morrow, P.D. Disappearance through integration : three Maori writers retaliate. In: Selected essays from the International conference on word and the world of discovery. Edited by G. Garmon. Dept of English, West Georgia College, Carrollton, GA, 1992: 100-107.
Lauder, Hugh. "Images of Italy in Maori and Pakeha writing : problems of culture, ideology and theory. Bologna, la cultura italiano e le letterature straniere moderne, I-III. Eds. Vita Fortanati and Liano Petroni." Longo, Ravenna, Booklist (1992): 241-255.
Sinclair, Karen P. "Maori literature : protest and affirmation." Pacific Studies 4.15; Dec (1992): 283-309.
Sharrad, Paul. A rhetoric of sentiment : thoughts on Maori writing with reference to the short stories of Witi Ihimaera. In: New Zealand Literatures today. Edited by R.K. Dhawan and Walter Tonetta. Indian Society for Commonwealth Studies, New Delhi, 1993: 60-72.
Morrow, P.D. "Disappearance through integration: three Maori writers retaliate." Journal of Commonwealth and Postcolonial Studies 1.1; Fall (1993): 92-99.
Riemenschneider, Dieter. Intercultural exchange between ethnic minority and English language majority : the writing of Jack Davis and Witi Ihimaera. In: Imagination and the creative impulse in the New Literatures in English. Edited by M.T. Bindella, G.V. Davis. Rodopi, Amsterdam, 1993: 271-280.
Arvidson, Ken O. The emergence of a Polynesian literature. In Readings in Pacific Literature. New Literatures Research Centre, University of Wollongong, Wollongong, 1993.
Potter, Tiffany. "A View of Strategies of Assimilation and Resistance in Witi Ihimaeras Dear Miss Mansfield." World Literature Written in English 2-1.33-34; (1994): 58-74.
Murray, Stuart. "Long after the dialectic : Ihimaera, Stead, O'Sullivan." Span 38; April (1994): 125-130.
Simms, Norman. "Mythic grandeur or pastoral naivete in Tangi by Witi Ihimaera." Recovering Literature: A Journal of Contextualist Criticism 20; (1994): 5-22.
Wevers, Lydia. "Short fiction by Maori writers." Commonwealth: essays and studies 2.16; Spring (1994): 26-33.
Isernhagen, H. "Why novels? Why short stories? a note on the use of genres in the works of Witi Ihimaera and Albert Wendt." Commonwealth: essays and studies 2.16; Spring (1994): 34-37.
Prentice, Christine. Nationalism vs. internationalism? Witi Ihimaeras The Matriarch and critical abjection. In: Nationalism vs. Internationalism : (Inter)National Dimensions of Literatures in English. Edited by Ken Goodwin. Stauffenberg, Tubingen, 1996: 549-555.
Panny, Judith Dell. The Culture Within : Essays on Ihimaera, Grace, Hulme, Tuwhare. Internation Pacific College New Zealand, Palmerston North, 1998.
Heim, Otto. Writing Along Broken Lines: violence and ethnicity in contemporary Maori fiction. Auckland University Press, Auckland, 1998.
Dasenbrock, R.W. Intelligibility and Meaningfulness in Multicultural Literature in English (Excerpts). In: Maxine Hong Kingtsons The Woman Warrior : A Casebook. Edited by Sau-ling Cynthia Wong. Oxford University Press, New York, 1999: 159-169.
Tawake, Sandra. "Constructing the present : insider/outsider perspective in fiction by Figiel, Pule and Ihimaera." SPAN 50/51; April/Oct (2000): 1-11.
Tawake, Sandra. "Transforming the insider-outsider perspective : postcolonial fiction from the Pacific." Contemporary Pacific: a Journal of Island Affairs 1.12; Spring (2000): 155-175.
Stead, C.K. Kin of Place. Auckland University Press, Auckland, 2002.
Glage, Liselotte. Rewriting or Writing Back? Witi Ihimaeras Dear Miss Mansfield : Essays in Honour of Dieter Riemenschneider. In: Crabtracks : Progress and Process in Teaching the New Literatures in English. Edited by Gordon Collier and Frank Engler-Schulze. Rodopi, Amsterdam, Netherlands, 2002: 321-339.
Stead, C.K. Witi Ihimaera : old wounds and ancient evils. In: Kin of Place. Auckland University Press, Auckland, 2002.
Isherwood, Christopher. "Beyond boundaries: centre/periphery discourse in Oe Kenzaburos Dojida Gemu and Witi Ihimaeras The Matriarch." New Zealand Journal of Asian Studies 2.5; (2003): 115-144.
Romaine, Suzanne. "Contested visions of history in Aotearoa New Zealand literature : Witi Ihimaeras The Matriarch." Contemporary Pacific: a Journal of Island Affairs 1.16; Spring (2004): 31-57.
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Essay
Beston, John B. "Witi Ihimaera, Maori novelist in a changing society." Commonwealth: essays and studies 3; (1978): 19-28.
"Waituhi: a place in Maori New Zealand." New Zealand Geographer 35; April (1979): 24-33.
Wards, I. McL. "Introduction." Turnbull Library Record 1.15; May (1982): 11-13.
Tawake, Sandra. "Make the light come again: Witi Ihimaeras Waituhi." Mana: the Maori new magazine for all New Zealanders 8; (1983): 1-1.
Corballis, Richard. "A bibliography of works by and about Witi Ihimaera." Span 18; April (1984): 89-101.
Giffuni, Cathe. "Witi Ihimaera: a bibliography." Australian and New Zealand Studies in Canada 4; Fall (1990): 106-111.
Albinski, N.B. Glimpses of childhood. In: International literature in English. Edited by Robert L. Ross. Garland, London, 1991: 39-51.
Delarue, Claude. "A Swiss perspective / Un point de vue Suisse." Antipodes 1; (1995): 34-37.
Amery, Mark. "Witi Ihimaera : stepping out." Quote Unquote 20; Feb (1995): 12-15.
Baumer, Helen. "Days and nights in a golden tower." New Zealand Education Review 23.1; October 4 (1996): 20-20.
"Award winning Maori authors new novel continues Tamas story." Kokiri Paetae 13; Dec (1997): 23-23.
"Mataora : the living face." Mana: the Maori new magazine for all New Zealanders 15; Autumn (1997): 16-19.
Sharrad, Paul. "Homeland: Special focus: New writing from New Zealand." Contemporary Pacific: a Journal of Island Affairs 2.10; Fall (1998): 488-491.
Baumann, Uwe. "Katherine Mansfield and Witi Ihimaera: A Typology of Reception; Essays Presented to Rudiger Ahrens on the Occasion of His Sixtieth Birthday." Intercultural Encounters - Studies in English Literatures. Carl Winter Universitatsverlag, Heidelberg, Germany, 1999: 563-588. (Note: Edited by Heinz Antor and Kevin l. Cope)
Riemenschneider, Dieter. "Contemporary Maori cultural practice - from biculturalism towards a glocal culture." Journal of New Zealand Literature 18-19; (2000): 139-160.
Meklin, Margaret. "A Maori writer in two worlds/meet Witi Ihimaera, a thoroughly modern native New Zealander." Gay and Lesbian Review 1.10; Jan/Feb (2003).
Murdoch, Claire. "Holy Sea Cow." Landfall 206; Nov (2003): 97-105.
Shepheard, Nicola. "The storyteller." North and South 212; Nov (2003): 46-57.
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Interview
Walshe, R.D. Speaking of Writing: seventeen leading writers of Australia and New Zealand fiction answer questions on their craft. Reed Education, Sydney, Wellington, 1976.
Beston, John B. "An interview with Witi Ihimaera." World Literature Written in English 1.16; (1977): 115-125.
Abrahams, Cecil. "Interview with Witi Ihimaera." Quebec, Chimo 2; (1980): 24-35.
Wilkinson, J. "Interview with Jane Wilkinson." Kunapipi 1.7; (1985): 98-110.
Williams, Mark. "Interview with Witi Ihimaera." Landfall 45; Sept (1991): 281-297.
Alley, Elizabeth. In the Same Room: Conversations with New Zealand Writers. Auckland University Press, Asheville, 1992.
Jussawalla, Feroza. Interviews with writers of the post-colonial world. Conducted and edited by Feroza Jussawalla and Reed Way Dazenbrock. University of Mississippi Press, Jackson, 1992.
Sharrad, Paul. "Listening to ones ancestors : an interview with Witi Ihimaera." Australian and New Zealand Studies in Canada 8; (1992): 97-105.
Williams, Mark. Witi Ihimaera. In: In the same room : conversations with New Zealand writers. Edited by Elizabeth Alley and Mark Williams. Auckland University Press, Auckland, 1992.
Perrier, Jean-Louis. "Witi Ihimaera, le Maori." Le Monde December 24 (1994).
Sarti, Antonella. Spiritcarvers: interviews with eighteen writers from New Zealand. Rodopi, Amsterdam, 1998.
Ellis, Juniper. "The Singing Word : Witi Ihimaera interviewed by Juniper Ellis." Journal of Commonwealth Literature 1.34; Spring (1999): 169-182.
Payne, Bill. "Witi Ihimaera: back to the source." Southern Skies April (1999): 32-35.
McCrystal, John. "Courage under fire." Evening Post November 11 (2000): 32-32.
Dunbar, Anna. "Personal journey." The Press Sup.; November 18 (2000): 16-16.
Laracy, Lynne. "Play on words." Grace : New Zealand Mar (2000): 20-21.
Milne, Jonathan. "Smiling in the land of danger." Dominion November 11 (2000): 27-27.
"The heroes we need." Express: New Zealand's Newspaper of Gay Expression November 9 (2000): 19-19.
Meklin, Andrew. "An interview with Witi Ihimaera." JAAM: just another art movement 20; Oct (2003): 6-14.
Matthews, Philip. "Myth making." Listener February 1 (2003): 18-24.
Fresno-Calleja, Paloma. "Riding across cultural boundaries : an interview with Witi Ihimaera." Odisea: Revista de Estudios Ingleses 5; Nov/Dec (2004): 199-208.
Hewitson, Michele. "Giggling writer picks over old bones." New Zealand Herald A; October 29 (2005): 28-28.
"Witis wedding." Mana: the Maori new magazine for all New Zealanders 68; Feb/Mar (2006): 76-76.
Harvey, Siobhan. Words chosen carefully: New Zealand writers in discussion. Cape Catley, Auckland, 2010.
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Non Fiction
Garrett, Simon. Introducing Witi Ihimaera. Longman Paul, Auckland, 1984.
Ojinmah, Umelo R. Witi Ihimaera : a changing vision. University of Otago Press, Dunedin, 1993.
Ihimaera, Witi. On top down under: photographs of unique New Zealanders. HarperCollins, Auckland, 1998.
Ihimaera, Witi. Chapter in: As Fair as New Zealand to Me : New Zealand writers in Katherine Mansfields Menton. Victoria University Press, Wellington, 2000.
Duff, Alan. Witi Ihimaera. In: Maori heroes. Random House, Auckland, 2000.
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Short Story Collection
Manhire, Bill. Some other country: New Zealand's best short stories. Victoria University Press, Wellington, 2008.
Sewell, Bill. Essential New Zealand short stories. Random House, Auckland, 2009.
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Sound Recording
Ihimaera, Witi. Sound recording of Witi Ihimaera stories, read by George Henare. Dept of Education, Wellington, 1973.
The pupu pool. LARIC, Unit 2, 1983.
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Thesis
Low, Sarah. Bridges : the use of mythology in The bone people, Potiki and The matriarch. University of Otago, 1988.
Okonkwo, Nelson Chidi. The colonial experience and the Third World novel : an exo-cultural study of the novel in Africa, the West Indies and Polynesia. University of Auckland, 1988.
Inkson, Gordon Kerr. Renewing a mythic environment : a study of selected novels by Vincent Eri, Patricia Grace, Witi Ihimaera, John Pule, Russell Soaba, and Albert Wendt. University of Auckland, 1993.
Keown, Michelle. Taku iwi, taku whenua, taku reo : the construction of Maori identity in the novels of Witi Ihimaera, Patricia Grace and Alan Duff. University of Waikato, 1996.
Taylor, Thomas Adam. Identity: four indigenous writers. University of Auckland, 2001.
Calvert, Julia Helen. Contextualising Maori writing : a study of prose fiction written in English by Witi Ihimaera, Patricia Grace, Keri Hulme and Alan Duff. University of Waikato, 2002.
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Videorecording
Mune, Ian. Big Brother, Little Sister: shooting script. Dept of Education, Wellington, 1978.
Pillsbury, Sam. Against the lights. Shooting script by Sam Pillsbury. 1980.
Parr, Larry. The makutu on Mrs Jones. Filmscript by Larry Parr. 1983.
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