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By Pitman-Hayes, June; Illustrated by Stapleton, Minky; Translated by Roberts, Ngaere; Assisted by Terei, Pio
"From singer-songwriter June Pitman-Hayes comes this rousing and fortifying new waiata for Kiwi children from all backgrounds. This heart-warming story and song celebrates the strength in community"--Publisher information.
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Performed by Pitman-Hayes, June; Illustrated by Stapleton, Minky
Kia ora! Join hands with us and explore this country we call Aotearoa. Welcome to the shores of New Zealand, where you can be a Kiwi too! From the creator of Tawhirimatea: A Song for Matariki comes a playful new singalong in English and Maori. With bonus CD.
By Pitman-Hayes, June; Illustrated by Stapleton, Minky
"A child describes all the delightful occasions where she might wear her gumboots in and around her day in both the town and countryside in NZ. Familiar NZ tropes are recalled and recaptured in this playful English and Mori singalong: Red Band gumboots, marmite, and NZ flora and ...fauna"--Publisher information.Read more
By Keegan, Linda, Jane; Illustrated by Stapleton, Minky
"This light-hearted rhyming story follows the experience of a little girls day at the beach with her two mums, as she unexpectedly encounters a range of sea life with a fun twist at the end! We all know that breath-catching feeling of something brushing past our shins as we wade ...out to the waves, or stepping on something slimy in the sea ... this story uses humour to tackle the fear."--Publisher information.Read more
By Keegan, Linda, Jane; Illustrated by Stapleton, Minky; Translated by Roberts, Ngaere
By Hill, David; Illustrated by Stapleton, Minky
When Peter Cotterill begins his diary in 1953, little does he realise that something is happening elsewhere in New Zealand that is going to have a huge impact on his life. As he tells of his day-to-day life in Napierschool, paper round, Scouts, as well as the lasting effects of W...orld War II on his friends and familythe forces of nature are at work, culminating in an event so tragic that it will shock a whole nation. That was, of course, the Tangiwai rail disaster on Christmas Eve 1953, as a result of the Tangiwai bridge being washed away by a lahar from Mt Ruapehu.Read more
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