Description: In 2009 steps were taken to publish this well-known and well-loved story and song, first written in 1974 by Aunty Bea (Piatarihi Tui Yates), a well known te Arawa Rotorua teacher/entertainer. Told and sung (to the tune of 'You are My Sunshine') in both Maori and English, this delightfully illustrated book.

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: 9780473151614
: Aunty Bea Publications
: Aunty Bea Publications
: Contains Paperback and CD-Audio (Music recording)
: 175x210mm
: New Zealand
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: Colour illustrations
: 12pp
: 782.4208999442
: Katherine Quin
: -
: Aunty Bea - Piatarihi Tui Yates
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These three stories are told in a narrative style similar to the Maori orators of old. The Fish of Our Fathers is a sory about the building of a war canoe. In the Home of the Winds a defensive hill side Pa is built and in The House of ... read more

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: 9780908670062
: Waiatarua Publishing
: Waiatarua Publishing
: 280mm X 220mm
: New Zealand
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: Paintings
: 32
: Robert Jahnke
: Hardback
: Ron Bacon
: books
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In the legend, Hinemoa lives by Lake Rotorua and Tutanekai on the island, Mokoia. Hinemoa falls in love when Tutanekai plays the flute, but Hinemoa's father considers him unsuitable. They vow to be together, an... read more

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: 9781775501053
: Huia Publishers
: Huia Publishers
: 278x218mm
: New Zealand
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: Colour
: 32
: 398.20993
: Andrew Burdan
: Hardback
: Chris Szekely
: books
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Timo sets off to catch a big fish to prove to his father and brothers that he is a real fisherman, but the adventure that he and his dog Pou have at sea is more than Timo was expecting. Timo's fishing trip starts to unravel when he doesn't follow the custom of throwing back the first fish caught.

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: 9781775500476
: Huia Publishers
: Huia Publishers
: 270x210mm
: New Zealand
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: Colour
: 32
: Paperback
: Mokena Potae Reedy
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Author: Kevin Boon
Category:

 Children's Maori Books

Series:New Zealand Community Services Series

Kevin Boon's clear style and comprehensive research holds interest from cover to cover. Each title within the series cross references to depict a continuum of early New Zealand history. Paperback 32 pages - 215 x 285mm - 8+ years

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: 9781869630362
: Waiatarua Publishing
: Waiatarua Publishing
: 280mm X 215mm
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: 32
: Paperback
: Kevin Boon
: books
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Tamatekapua was a young mischievous boy who lived in "Hawaiiki", with his brother Whakaturia they got into all sorts of mischief which led them to finally building a waka and taking some of their people in search of a new land and home... read more

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: 9780473247782
: Aunty Bea Publications
: Aunty Bea Publications
: 280mm X 215mm
: New Zealand
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: Colour illustrations
: 29
: Kat Quin Merewether
: Book & CD
: Aunty Bea - Piatarihi Tui Yates
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Author: Sharon Holt
Category:

 Children's Maori Books

Series:Te Reo Singalong

The newest book in the popular award winning Te Reo Singalong series follows a family through their Matariki celebrations over the course of a day.The family wakes at dawn to see the Matariki star cluster and the book takes the f... read more

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: 9780473274238
: The Writing Bug Ltd
: The Writing Bug Ltd
: New Zealand
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: Paperback
: Sharon Holt
: books
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Simple language and illustrations introduce some of the atua Maori o Aotearoa - the traditional guardians of Te Ao Maori. Explains the significance of Tane, Hine-te-iwa-iwa, Tangaroa, Mahuika, Tawhiri-matea, Muri-ranga-whenu, Tumatauenga, Maui, Hine-ti-tama, Hine-nui-te-po, Ru-aumoko, and Uenuku.

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: 9780958220453
: Mauri Tu
: Mauri Tu
: 240mm X 170mm
: New Zealand
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: Colour illustrations
: 25
: 398.208999442
: Paperback
: Robyn Kahukiwa
: books
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An adventurous young man called Mitai lives with his seven handsome brothers in the village of Maketu. He watches as his brothers are bewitched by seven beautiful women, and under their spell, the br... read more

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: 9781869693305
: Huia Publishers
: Huia Publishers
: 210mm X 300mm
: New Zealand
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: colour illustrations
: Fairy tales, folk tales, fables, magical tales & traditional stories; Picture storybooks
: 28
: 823.3
: mao
: Nikki Slade Robinson
: Paperback
: Toni Rolleston-Cummins
: books
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In the legend, Hinemoa lives by Lake Rotorua and Tutanekai on the island, Mokoia. Hinemoa falls in love when Tutanekai plays the flute, but Hinemoa's father considers him unsuitable. They vow to be together, and every n... read more

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: 9781775500797
: Huia Publishers
: Huia Publishers
: 275x218mm
: New Zealand
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: Colour
: 32
: 398.20993
: Andrew Burdan
: Hardback
: Chris Szekely
: books
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Another colourful and captivating adventure from Kapai and his mates Tamatea, Pipi and Uncle Slim. This time the group of friends explore Rotorua - discovering geysers, bubbling mud pools, hangi food, the native forest walking trac... read more

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: 9781869416850
: Random House New Zealand Ltd
: Random House New Zealand Ltd
: 170mm X 152mm X 4mm
: New Zealand
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: Line drawings
: 32
: Paperback
: Uncle Anzac
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Author: Sacha Cotter
Category:

 Children's Maori Books

Awards:Finalist: New Zealand Book Awards for Children and Young Adults 2015

In this picture book, as Dad tucks his daughter into bed, he tells her fantastically imaginative stories about the keys on his key ring and what they unlock - from a zippenburger that takes him to work, to a rocket to collect space noodle... read more

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: 9781775501640
: Huia Publishers
: Huia Publishers
: New Zealand
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: 36
: Joshua Morgan
: Paperback
: Sacha Cotter
: books
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Author: Aunty Bea - Piatarihi Tui Yates
Category:

 Top Children's Maori Books

Awards:Finalist - LIANZA Te Kura Pounamu (te reo Māori) 2012

A bilingual picturebook written by Beatrice Yates (Aunty Bea) with CD narration and waiata by the author, along with Rodger Cunningham and Rehua Mihaka. This book follows on from One Day a Taniwha and Hoha te Taniwha. They are fun and easy to read with superb illustrations by Kat Quin Merewether

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: 9780473184575
: Aunty Bea Publications
: Aunty Bea Publications
: 175 x 210 mm
: New Zealand
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: Colour illustrations
: 32
: Katherine Q Merewether
: Paperback Book and CD
: Aunty Bea - Piatarihi Tui Yates
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Author: Sharon Holt
Category:

 Children's Maori Books

Series:Te Reo Singalong
Awards:Te Reo Singalong  series - winner of the Print category at the Maori Language Awards in Gisborne 2013.

This children's picture book is in te reo Maori. It includes a song CD. No prior knowledge of te reo Maori is required by the children or adults using the book. The story/song is about waking up on the farm. By putting on the... read more

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: 9780473214913
: The Writing Bug Ltd
: The Writing Bug Ltd
: Contains Paperback and CD-Audio
: 210mm X 297mm
: New Zealand
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: Colour
: 24
: 781.6299442
: Maori
: Deborah Hinde
: 2nd edition
: Book and CD
: Sharon Holt
: books
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Author: Keri Kaa
Category:

 Children's Maori Books

Awards:Winner NZ Post Maori Language Award 2014.   Winner of a Gold Pin at the Best Design Awards

Te Moana's home is lashed by the winds and rain of a violent storm. The next morning, Te Moana notices something is wrong with the mare in the far paddock. Once closer, Te Moana recognises it is a foal, born into ... read more

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: 9780473184063
: National Treasures Design Ltd
: National Treasures Design Ltd
: 200mm X 220 mm
: New Zealand
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: Colour and black & white
: 72
: Maori
: Martin D Page
: Paperback
: Keri Kaa
: books
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Learn to count in te reo Maori. Numbers 1-15. This is more than just a counting book. For ages 1+

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: 9780986451515
: Jahri Jah Jah
: Jahri Jah Jah
: 200mm X 210mm
: New Zealand
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: colour illustrations
: 16
: 499.4
: Paperback
: Jahri Jah Jah
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A little boy has made friends with a taniwha in his river, but no-one believes him. The taniwha takes the boy on a journey through time and myth where he meets some amazing charcters, gathering the Earth's treasures as he goes. New edition, new jacket

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: 9780140505986
: Penguin Group (NZ)
: Puffin
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: Paperback
: Robyn Kahukiwa
: books
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Hoha te Taniwha is about a Taniwha who lives in a village on the shores of Lake Rotorua, he can do anything, stand on his head and catch plenty of fish but at night he snores very loudly and is kindly asked to leave the village .Hoha... read more

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: 9780473165666
: Aunty Bea Publications
: Aunty Bea Publications
: 175x210mm
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: 25pp
: -
: Aunty Bea - Piatarihi Tui Yates
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Author: Peter Gossage
Category:

 Top Children's Maori Books

Awards:The Gaelyn Gordon Award 2013.

Faced with too short days and long nights Maui comes up with a plan to slow the sun's passage through the sky. With the help of his brothers, Maui sets out for the home of the sun to catch it and make it move more slowly.

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: 9780143505181
: Penguin Group (NZ)
: Puffin
: 297mm X 210mm
: New Zealand
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: colour illustrations
: 32
: 398.20993
: Paperback
: Peter Gossage
: books
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Maui's jealous brothers don't want him to come fishing with them. But clever Maui catches the best fish of all.

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: 9780143505174
: Penguin Group (NZ)
: Puffin
: 297mm X 210mm
: New Zealand
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: colour illustrations
: 32
: 398.20993
: Paperback
: Peter Gossage
: books
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