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Te Huihui o Matariki
 

Te Huihui o Matariki (Paperback)

By Rolleston-Cummins, Toni
Illustrated by Slade Robinson, Nikki
Translated by Morris, Hone

An adventurous young man called Mitai lives with his seven handsome brothers in the village of Maketu. He watches his brothers become bewitched by seven beautiful women, and under their spell, the brothers no longer eat, look after themselves, work in their gardens or hunt. Reali...sing the women are patupaiarehe, fairy women, he knows they must be cast far away. They are given to Urutengangana, the god of the stars, and he places the patupaiarehe in the heavens farthest from the earth. Yet once a year, at winter solstice, he allows their beauty to shine in the eastern sky.
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ISBN BIH1869693305
Published NZ 6 Jun 2008
Publisher Huia Publishers
Format Paperback
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Language Maori
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ISBN-13 BIH1869693305
Stock Available
Status In-stock at publisher; ships 7-14 working days
Publisher Huia Publishers
Imprint Huia Publishers
Published 6 Jun 2008
Publication Country New Zealand New Zealand
Format Paperback
Language Maori
Author(s) By Rolleston-Cummins, Toni
Illustrated by Slade Robinson, Nikki
Translated by Morris, Hone
Category Te Reo / Maori
Fairy Tales, Fables & Traditional Stories
Picture Storybooks
Matariki - The Maori New Year
NZ, Maori & Pasifika
Maori
New Zealand & Related
Maori
Number of Pages 28
Dimensions Width: 300mm
Height: 210mm
Dewey Code 823.3
Weight 164g
Interest Age 5-9 years
Reading Age 5-9 years
NBS Text Picture Books
ONIX Text Children/juvenile

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