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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Author: Chris Szekely
Category:

 Top Children's Maori Books

Awards:Winer in the New Zealand Post Book Awards 2012. Picture book category.

This picture book is about cousins' holidays in a rural Maori community having adventures and fun together - playing in the bush, riding horses, fishing, eeling and swimming at the beach. During the holiday, a death leads to a rahui being placed o... read more

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: 9781869694708
: Huia Publishers
: Huia Publishers
: 297mm X 210mm
: New Zealand
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: illustrations
: 40
: 823.3
: Malcolm Ross
: Hardback
: Chris Szekely
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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
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Author: Kevin Boon
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 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
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Author: Piatarihi Tui Yates (Aunty Bea)
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
: Piatarihi Tui Yates (Aunty Bea)
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Presents the legend ’Hinemoa rāua ko Tutaneka in an illustrated book with a CD inserted inside back cover.
Beautifully fully illustrated, Aunty Bea's version of the famous New Zealand love story. Around the worl... read more

The beautiful legend of Rotorua's Hinemoa and Tutanekai is brought to life with Aunty Bea's telling and these gorgeous illustrations. Has both English and Maori. A beautiful keepsake.

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: 9780473211837
: Aunty Bea Publications
: Aunty Bea Publications
: Contains Paperback and CD-Audio
: 280x218mm
: New Zealand
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: Colour
: 29
: 398.208999442
: Maori and English
: Kat Quin Merewether
: Book and CD
: Aunty Bea - Piatarihi Tui Yates
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Author: Ron Bacon
Category:

 Children's Maori Books

Series:Waiatarua Myths Set I

Large Big Book version. English with Te Reo Maori translation on last Page. A series of simply retold stories featuring mythical Maori figures, tangata whenua and fierce creatures like the taniwha. These titles are an ideal... read more

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: 9780909047122
: Waiatarua Publishing
: Waiatarua Publishing
: 425mm X 330mm
: New Zealand
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: Watercolour ill.
: 16
: Manu Smith
: Paperback
: Ron Bacon
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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
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Playing is learning for children û and this new book about the playground will be a great learning tool for children and teachers. Whai Mai is the latest book in the award winning Te Reo Singalong series, and it... read more

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: 9780473294564
: South Pacific Books Ltd
: South Pacific Books Ltd
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: 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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Villains, beware! Superhero Levi is here! One day I heard a cry for help. I stopped what I was doing and looked around, searching with my powerful eyes to find where the cries were coming from..... Levi is an everyday Kiwi kid who knows th... read more

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: 9781927242414
: Steele Roberts Publishers
: Steele Roberts Publishers
: 166 x 148 mm
: New Zealand
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: 32
: 823.2
: Hardback
: Robyn Kahukiwa
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This collection of 15 projects offers children aged 7 and over a range of unique Maori art experiences. Practical skills cover sculpture, photography, design, paint, mixed media, collage and more. Easy-to-follow instructions include il... read more

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: 9781927213148
: Craig Potton Publishing
: Craig Potton Publishing
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: Hardback
: Julie Noanoa & Norm Heke
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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
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Little Kiddy Maori is a great picture book to learn the basics of te reo Maori. It covers basic greetings, body parts, animals, family, numbers, farewells and more. Suitable for ages 2+.

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: 9780958284813
: Shane Rosemeyer
: Shane Rosemeyer
: 200x210mm
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: Colour illustrations
: 16pp
: Paperback
: Jahri Jah Jah
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In the early 1860’s people around the world were reviewing methods of warfare and improvements to how wounded soldiers from all sides were treated. Tauranga Maori were among those pondering the... read more

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: 9780473268954
: Mauao Publishing
: Mauao Publishing
: 245 X 220 MM
: New Zealand
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: Colour illustrations
: 31
: 993.022
: Sophie McCauley
: Hardback
: Debbie McCauley
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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
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: Peter Gossage
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After he is found washed up on the beach as a baby, Maui is brought up by his powerful uncle. But one thing bothers him - other children have mothers, where is his?

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: 9780143505204
: Penguin Group (NZ)
: Puffin
: 210x275mm
: New Zealand
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: colour illustrations
: 32
: 398.20993
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: Peter Gossage
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Tongariro is forced to battle three strong mountains, Taranaki, Tauhara and Putauaki, to keep his wife, Pihanga, safe from them. This is the story of how he successfully banishes them to the positions where they stand today.

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: 9780143505631
: Penguin Group (NZ)
: Puffin
: 230x214mm
: New Zealand
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: colour
: 32
: 398.20993
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: Peter Gossage
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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
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Another colourful and engaging adventure from Kapai, the cute little kiwi who wants to know why kiwi are birds but they cannot fly.

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: 9781869412630
: Random House New Zealand Ltd
: Random House New Zealand Ltd
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: Col.ill.
: 32
: 5-8
: 823
: Paperback
: Uncle Anzac
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