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 swims across to Mokoia Island and finds a cave, but he also angers the villagers there with h... read more

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: 9780473165666
: Aunty Bea Publications
: Aunty Bea Publications
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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 the People a meeting house is designed and created. Each title includes a glossary of Maori... 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: Ron Bacon
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 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 reading resource for pre-schoolers, emerging readers and students of Maori language. Paperbac... 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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Author: Piatarihi Tui Yates (Aunty Bea)
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 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
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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 world there are so many legends and stories. We in Rotorua have one that is well known. It is so special be... 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
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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 in Aotearoa. The story tells about these times, the voyage and finally landing on the shore... read more

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: 9780473247782
: Aunty Bea Publications
: Aunty Bea Publications
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: New Zealand
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: Colour illustrations
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: Kat Quin Merewether
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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 that anyone can have superpowers, and a true superhero is always ready to use them - no ma... 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 illustrations of the steps involved, using everyday craft materials, recycled and found object... 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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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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Author: Peter Gossage
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 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
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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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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 tracks and the soothing hot pools, meeting some interesting local people along the way. In character... 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
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: Uncle Anzac
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Author: Keri Kaa
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 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 the water, and still inside its birth sac...it's going to need help. This is a true story set on the East Coast of... read more

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: 9780473184063
: National Treasures Design Ltd
: National Treasures Design Ltd
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: New Zealand
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: Colour and black & white
: 72
: Maori
: Martin D Page
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: Keri Kaa
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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 same ideals as notable reformers Henry Dunant and Florence Nightengale. Henare Taratoa penned a Code of Conduct prior to the Ba... 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
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: Debbie McCauley
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Author: Sharon Holt
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 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 family as visitors arrive for a traditional Matariki feast.As the evening draws in, the children cr... read more

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: 9780473274238
: The Writing Bug Ltd
: The Writing Bug Ltd
: New Zealand
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: Sharon Holt
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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)
: Penguin Books (NZ)
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: Paperback
: Robyn Kahukiwa
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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
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: Robyn Kahukiwa
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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 night on the island,Tutanekai plays his flute to guide Hinemoa to him. With no canoe, Hinemoa must swim the l... 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
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