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            Maui and Other Maori Legends: 8 Classic Tales of Aotearoa
             

            Maui and Other Maori Legends: 8 Classic Tales of Aotearoa (Hardback)

            By Gossage, Peter

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            A beautiful collection of artist Peter Gossage's beloved Maori myths, in one stunning volume. Peter Gossage's memorable retellings of Maori oral myths have captivated the children of New Zealand for generations. Their dramatic and distinctive illustrations with minimal yet evo...cative language form a powerful combination, and each has earned its place among the beloved classics of our literature. These are exciting, magical tales of adventure and intrigue. Several feature the remarkable culture hero Maui - the quick-witted and the trickster - whose exploits include slowing the sun in its course across the sky, fishing up the North Island/Te Ika a Maui, discovering the secret of fire and his attempt to trick the goddess of death and become immortal. Maui and Other Legends contains eight essential legends. In this volume you will find timeless favourites such as How Maui Found his Mother, Battle of the Mountains, Pania of the Reef and many more. The treasury includes: How Maui Found his Mother How Maui Found his Father and the Magic Jawbone The Fish of Maui How Maui Slowed the Sun How Maui Found the Secret of Fire How Maui Defied the Goddess of Death Battle of the Mountains Pania of the Reef
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            ISBN 9780143309291
            Published NZ 3 Oct 2016
            Publisher Penguin
            Interest Age 5-8 years
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            Dharma's Diwali
             

            Dharma's Diwali (Paperback)

            Illustrated by MacGregor, Jill

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            Dharma, a young girl from Lautoka, describes how she and her friends and family celebrate Diwali, the festival of light.

            ISBN 9780994132802
            Published NZ 1 Feb 2016
            Publisher Puriri Paddocks
            Interest Age Children
            Series Children of the Pacific
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            The Marae Visit
             

            The Marae Visit (Paperback)

            By Beyer, Rebecca; Wellington, Lynley; Illustrated by Robinson, Nikki Slade

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            When the class visits the marae they have lots to learn and lots to do. And they have lots of fun! This is a story about what to expect when visiting a marae.

            ISBN 9781927305539
            Published NZ 12 Apr 2019
            Publisher David Ling Publishing Limited
            Interest Age 2-6 years
            Language (English & Te Reo)
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            Toakase's Tapa A Story from the Islands of Tonga
             

            Toakase's Tapa A Story from the Islands of Tonga (Paperback)

            Illustrated by MacGregor, Jill

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            Toakase's mother helps her make a special tapa cloth for her brother who is moving to Auckland.

            ISBN 9780473313715
            Published NZ 16 Feb 2015
            Publisher Puriri Paddocks
            Interest Age Children
            Series Children of the Pacific
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            Whiti Te Ra!
             

            Whiti Te Ra! (Paperback, Maori edition of Haka)

            By Grace, Patricia

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            This is the story of the great Ngati Toa chief Te Rauparaha and how he came to compose the haka 'Ka Mate, Ka Mate'.

            ISBN 9781775502098
            Published NZ 28 Sep 2015
            Publisher Huia Publishers
            Interest Age Children / Young Adults
            Language (Maori)
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            Fau Fibres
             

            Fau Fibres (Paperback)

            Illustrated by MacGregor, Jill

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            Maimai describe how he and his family prepare and use the bark fibres of the fau tree in Samoa to make string, costumes, toys, and animal bedding.

            ISBN 9780994132819
            Published NZ 1 Feb 2016
            Publisher Puriri Press
            Interest Age Children
            Series Children of the Pacific
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            Haka
             

            Haka (Trade Paperback / Paperback, English edition of Whiti Te Ra)

            By Grace, Patricia

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            Ngati Toa chief Te Rauparaha is pursued by his enemies and fears for his life. At Lake Rotoaira, he is hidden in a kumara pit, and Te Rangikoaea, a woman of great power, sits in front of its entrance. As he hears his enemies, Te Rauparaha whispers in the dark Will I die?' Will I ...live? , but his enemies cannot find him, and he climbs back to the sunlight.
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            ISBN 9781775502074
            Published NZ 27 Sep 2015
            Publisher Huia Publishers
            Interest Age Children / Young Adults
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            Siva Afi A Story from the Samoa Islands
             

            Siva Afi A Story from the Samoa Islands (Paperback)

            Illustrated by MacGregor, Jill

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            Faranisi describes how he performs the traditional Ailao or Siva Afi fire knife dance and how he trains to compete in the International Siva Afi Competition. Includes some Samoan words and a glossary.

            ISBN 9780473313685
            Published NZ 14 Feb 2015
            Publisher Puriri Paddocks
            Interest Age Children
            Series Children of the Pacific
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            The Uga Hunt
             

            The Uga Hunt (Paperback)

            Illustrated by MacGregor, Jill

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            Arfa, who lives in Niue, describes how he and his father hunt for huge coconut crabs called uga.

            ISBN 9780473257408
            Published NZ 1 Sep 2013
            Publisher Puriri Paddocks
            Interest Age Children
            Series Children of the Pacific
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            Rice Paper
             

            Rice Paper (Paperback)

            Illustrated by MacGregor, Jill

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            Hieu and her family prepare for the rice harvest in South Vietnam. After a successful harvest, the family makes rice paper to be used in rice paper rolls.

            ISBN 9780994132871
            Published NZ 1 Feb 2016
            Publisher Puriri Press
            Interest Age Children
            Series Using Natural Resources
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