Nga Atua - Maori Gods
- Stunning art and charming text presenting major gods including Maui, Tangaroa, Mahuika and Uenuku
- Children's book that also accesses general markets
- Excellent introduction to the Maori pantheon
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||22 June 2017 by Oratia Media
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||By Kahukiwa, Robyn
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A book to treasure for young and old, Robyn Kahukiwa's
Nga Atua: Maori Gods takes the reader on a beautiful
visual journey while imparting simple and effective
explanations of the major Maori gods.
Robyn introduces the pantheon of Maori gods, and
explains the arena of life for which each deity is
responsible. For example:
Tumatauenga is the greatest warrior atua. His powers
are extreme strength and courage. He fights for truth
This book is a beautiful introduction to some of the
unique deities that are part of Aotearoa/New Zealand's
cultural story, and affirms their continued relevance today.
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Robyn Kahukiwa (Ngati Porou, Te Aitanga-a-Hauiti) is one of Aotearoa/New
Zealand's most important contemporary Maori artists. Her work has been
exhibited worldwide and is in numerous art galleries, museums and private
collections. She has written and illustrated numerous children's picture books.