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For Mako, a twelve-year-old boy growing up in Kaikoura, New Zealand, life changes for the better after he throws a stone accidently through a church window. This incident begins his friendship with Hariata, an elderly spiritual Maori woman who opens Makos eyes to the spiritual as... read full description below.

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ISBN 9781543495034
Barcode 9781543495034
Published 13 September 2018 by XLIBRIS
Format Trade Paperback/Paperback
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Author(s) By Harvey, Warwick M.
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ISBN-13 9781543495034
ISBN-10 1543495036
Stock Available
Status Internationally sourced; ships 6-12 working days
Publisher XLIBRIS
Imprint Xlibris Nz
Publication Date 13 September 2018
Publication Country
Format Trade Paperback/Paperback
Author(s) By Harvey, Warwick M.
Category Adventure Stories
Family, Home & Self Help
NZ, Maori & Pasifika
Maori
New Zealand & Related
Number of Pages 104
Dimensions Width: 152mm
Height: 229mm
Spine: 6mm
Weight 163g
Interest Age 13+ years
Reading Age 13+ years
NBS Text Young Adult Fiction
ONIX Text Young adult
Dewey Code Not specified
Catalogue Code Not specified

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For Mako, a twelve-year-old boy growing up in Kaikoura, New Zealand, life changes for the better after he throws a stone accidently through a church window. This incident begins his friendship with Hariata, an elderly spiritual Maori woman who opens Makos eyes to the spiritual aspect of his local environment among naturethe forest, the Kowhai river, the birds, and the ocean. Set in the summer of 1988, the adventure of growth for Mako and reconciliatory healing for Hariata unfold under the watchful eye of the sacred mountain. There is no beginning or end to nature, just as there is no beginning or end to life. The collage of beautiful colors in the paua shell comes from these elements, the heart and soul of our mountain. Again, do not be fooled by what you first see. These shells are the gems of the ocean. They are the rainbows of the sea, Mako. They are the mana from the sacred mountain that watches over all of us. This adventure was written twenty months before the 7.8 magnitude earthquake that shook the Kaikoura township and surrounding region on the 14 November 2016. Everyone in the area has been affected by it. My heartfelt thoughts go out to them all. Their struggle since to resurrect their lives has brought them closer together. As you read this story, send your positive thoughts to Kaikoura and the community. We wish them well for the future.

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