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Last words : approaches to death in New Zealand's cultures and faiths / compiled by Margot Schwass.

By: Schwass, Margot.
Contributor(s): Funeral Directors' Association of New Zealand.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Wellington, N.Z. : Bridget Williams Books with the Funeral Directors Association of N.Z., 2005Description: 198 p. ; 21 cm.ISBN: 1877242349 (pbk.) :.Subject(s): Death -- Religious aspects | Funeral rites and ceremonies -- New Zealand | Mourning customs -- New ZealandDDC classification: 393.0993
Contents:
Introduction / Joris de Bres -- Facing death / Margot Schwass -- Tikanga Māori - Māori perspectives. Death, dying and grief / Paratene Ngata. Contemporary perspectives / Sharon Clair, Haami Piripi, Papaarangi Reid -- Migrant communities in New Zealand / Margot Schwass -- On cultures and faiths. Section index. Anglican. Brethren. Buddhist. Catholic. Chinese. Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (Mormons). Cook Islands. Fijian. Filipino. Former Yugoslavia. Horn of Africa. Indian. Iranian. Iraqi. Japanese. Jehovah's Witness. Jewish. Korean. Latin American. Methodist. Muslim. Niuean. Non-religious. Orthodox. Presbytarian. Rātana. Ringatū. Samoan. Sri Lankan. Tokelauan. Tongan. Tuvaluan -- Understanding grief / Tricia Irving (Skylight).
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Book: Standard Hewitson Library, Presbyterian Research Centre
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"Last words follows on from the Ministry of Health's 1987 book, The undiscover'd country, which had a similar purpose. Most of this book is entirely new, reflecting the changes that have taken place in the country over the last two decades."--p. 8.

Introduction / Joris de Bres -- Facing death / Margot Schwass -- Tikanga Māori - Māori perspectives. Death, dying and grief / Paratene Ngata. Contemporary perspectives / Sharon Clair, Haami Piripi, Papaarangi Reid -- Migrant communities in New Zealand / Margot Schwass -- On cultures and faiths. Section index. Anglican. Brethren. Buddhist. Catholic. Chinese. Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (Mormons). Cook Islands. Fijian. Filipino. Former Yugoslavia. Horn of Africa. Indian. Iranian. Iraqi. Japanese. Jehovah's Witness. Jewish. Korean. Latin American. Methodist. Muslim. Niuean. Non-religious. Orthodox. Presbytarian. Rātana. Ringatū. Samoan. Sri Lankan. Tokelauan. Tongan. Tuvaluan -- Understanding grief / Tricia Irving (Skylight).

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