Twitter and 'Tangata Whenua'
The online response to Tangata Whenua has been phenomenal and we've already featured Morgan Godfrey's summary of the book in five Tweets. It's one of the first New Zealand books to be promoted on Twitter and here's just a few of our favourite responses to date.
Ta Tipene does an amazing korero on our ability and need to constantly reimagine ourselves #TangataWhenua— Hirini Kaa (@revhirini) November 14, 2014
And awesome poem by Patricia Grace #TangataWhenua— Hirini Kaa (@revhirini) November 14, 2014
Published today! We have stock. This long-anticipated, much-needed and attractive book achieves the near... http://t.co/AVxMA2hlWb— Page & Blackmore (@PageBlackmore) November 15, 2014
I'm still exploring Tangata Whenua: An Illustrated History but I can assure you it's a magnificent work. Both art and scholarship.— Morgan Godfery (@MorganGodfery) November 16, 2014
WHAT A LAUNCH. Wow. Waiata and laughter and stories and many voices coming together to celebrate something beautiful. Ka pai, @BWB_NZ.— Briar Lawry (@briarlawry) November 21, 2014
Dad saw me reading Tangata Whenua and said why would you bother reading that. I answered because people continue to say things like that.— Jordan McCluskey (@prinnbanktce) November 26, 2014
Telling people who ask me what I want for xmas they can get me a copy of Tangata Whenua.— Mr Salteena (@saniac) December 2, 2014
My review of Tangata Whenua: An Illustrated History is in this Saturday's Fairfax papers. In short: you should buy it (the book, I mean).— Morgan Godfery (@MorganGodfery) December 3, 2014
Tangata Whenua is a landmark book published by Bridget Williams Books which tells the history of our people and... http://t.co/kb2j5nrgYo— MARAE (@maraetvnz) December 5, 2014
Halfway through Tangata Whenua. An amazing book. Every chapter blows me away @BWB_NZ— Jordan McCluskey (@prinnbanktce) December 5, 2014