• Beginning a conversation: writing a history about Mangaia 

    Reilly, Michael
    Imagine the following scene: Rarotonga International Airport, the date 26 April 1988. A young Pacific historian is standing in front of a weighing machine at the domestic check in. About to place his bags on the tray, he ...
  • Ngā Pūrongo o ia Tari Māori: Reflections on research, teaching, and other developments in Te Tumu 

    Reilly, Michael
    At the inaugural Te Kāhui Kura Māori conference held at Waikato University in 2007 I reviewed our present School of Māori, Pacific and Indigenous Studies at Otago University since the establishment of a Māori Studies ...
  • Ngā Tari Māori ki te Ao: Māori Studies in the World 

    Reilly, Michael
    Tēnā koutou katoa. Tangi kē. I wish to thank the organisers for allowing me to speak here today. I should point out that I am substituting for my colleague, Dr Brendan Hokowhitu, who was not able to attend. Obviously ...
  • Reflections: Te Kura Unua 2006 

    Reilly, Michael
    These reflections are mere fragments of words and phrases that caught my attention listening to the wānanga (seminar) that has been going on over the last three or four days. These kōrerorero (discussions) are themselves ...