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Nga Atua - Maori Gods

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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ISBN 9780947506544
Published 22 June 2017 by Oratia Media
Available in EPUB format
Software Read in Browser or Adobe Ebook Compatible Device
Language en
Author(s) By Kahukiwa, Robyn
Series te reo
Availability Wheelers ePlatform

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ISBN-13 9780947506544
ISBN-10
Stock Available
Status Wheelers ePlatform
Publisher Oratia Media
Imprint Oratia Books
Publication Date 22 June 2017
Publication Country New Zealand New Zealand
Format EPUB ebook – 2nd edition
Edition 2nd
Author(s) By Kahukiwa, Robyn
Series te reo
Category Fiction (Child / Teen)
General Picture Books
Myths & Legends
Fairy Tales, Fables & Traditional Stories
Industrial / Commercial Art & Design
Social Sciences
NZ, Maori & Pasifika
Maori
Pasifika
New Zealand & Related
Number of Pages 32
Dimensions Not specified
Weight Not specified - defaults to 0g
Interest Age 6-12 years
Reading Age 6-12 years
Dewey Code 398.208999442
Catalogue Code 954841

Description of this Electronic Book

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
and justice.
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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Author's Bio

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.

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