Rob Tipa | paperback | 248 pages | 2018
Plants of Ngāi Tahu
These stories of native plants of the South Island describe how Māori grew and processed the plants, and they uncover some surprising uses of the plants. The particular features of the native plants are discussed alongside Māori traditions around them.
Written by a journalist, the book is engaging, enlightening and user-friendly, with each plant listed alphabetically for quick reference, and it is beautiful to browse and informative about the native plants.