Te Ahu - A Meeting Place

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dc.contributor.author Bell, Shirley en
dc.date.accessioned 2017-05-22T04:20:00Z en
dc.date.issued 2016 en
dc.identifier.citation Sites: a journal of social anthropology and cultural studies, 2016, 13 (2), 25 - 48 en
dc.identifier.issn 1179-0237 en
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2292/32989 en
dc.description.abstract In 2012 a new community complex opened in Kaitaia, housing the local museum, library, i-Site, hall, theatre and Council offices. This complex is very obviously a meeting place for people of the community and out-of-town visitors. But the site on which the building, Te Ahu, stands has a much longer history as a meeting place. In this paper I outline this history in light of recent theorising about the intertwined work of space, time, people and things in the liveliness of place. This history foregrounds the ways in which the changing nature of this meeting place marks shifting indigenous and settler relations through time. Recounting the stories of this one, particular, place, my wider aim is to give a sense of the enmeshment of the settler society present in the ongoing stories of the living pasts of place. en
dc.language English en
dc.publisher Association of Social Anthropologists of Aotearoa New Zealand en
dc.relation.ispartofseries SITES: a journal of social anthropology and cultural studies en
dc.rights Items in ResearchSpace are protected by copyright, with all rights reserved, unless otherwise indicated. Previously published items are made available in accordance with the copyright policy of the publisher. Details obtained from https://sites.otago.ac.nz/Sites/about/submissions en
dc.rights.uri https://researchspace.auckland.ac.nz/docs/uoa-docs/rights.htm en
dc.title Te Ahu - A Meeting Place en
dc.type Journal Article en
dc.identifier.doi 10.11157/sites-vol13iss2id327 en
pubs.issue 2 en
pubs.begin-page 25 en
pubs.volume 13 en
dc.description.version VoR - Version of Record en
pubs.author-url https://sites.otago.ac.nz/Sites/article/view/327 en
pubs.end-page 48 en
pubs.publication-status Published en
dc.rights.accessrights http://purl.org/eprint/accessRights/RestrictedAccess en
pubs.subtype Article en
pubs.elements-id 610374 en
pubs.org-id Faculty of Arts en
pubs.org-id Social Sciences en
pubs.org-id Sociology en
pubs.record-created-at-source-date 2017-01-27 en


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