Rona is charged with the important task of making food ready for her family when they return from a fishing trip. As night falls, she uses the moon to light her way. But when the moon slides behind a cloud she becomes angry and a curse sprays from her mouth.
The moon does not take her curse lightly . . .

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: 9780143505679
: Penguin Group (NZ)
: Puffin
: 230x214mm
: New Zealand
Special Fields
: Peter Gossage
: Colour
: 32
: 398.20993
: en
: Peter Gossage
: Paperback
: books
Rona and the Moon
$19.99 (NZD) inc GST
Available Stock: 1

Category:

 Children's Maori Books

Awards:Winner of the Children’s Choice Award at the New Zealand Post Children's Books Awards 2013.

Melu decides to follow his dream, instead of the herd ...The mules had been clip-clopping around the sun-baked hills for generations. They always clip-clopped in the same direction: west towards the setting sun. And they never ve... read more

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: 9781775430759
: Scholastic New Zealand Limited
: Scholastic New Zealand
: 265x215mm
: New Zealand
Special Fields
: Kyle Mewburn
: colour illustrations
: 823.2
: Ali Teo
: Maori language ed.
: Paperback
: books
Ko Meru (Melu Maori Edition)
$19.50 (NZD) inc GST
Available Stock: 1

A gorgeous picture book that tells a classic indigenous story. Mother Fantail builds a nest for her eggs to keep them safe, but hungry Rat is out on the prowl. Includes factual information about fantails, a list of Māori words, and a key to the plants and animals that live in the fantail’s forest.
Translated by Piripi Walker.

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: 9780473226602
: Page Break Ltd
: Page Break Ltd
: 260x260mm
: New Zealand
Special Fields
: Gay Hay
: Colour
: 823.3
: Margaret Tolland
: Paperback
: books
Te Papangarua a Piwakawaka (Fantail's Quilt Te Reo Maori Edition)
$22.00 (NZD) inc GST
Available Stock: 1

A child dreams of inventing a new marble and having the recipe appear in the Book of Marbles. In a chaotic lab, with a sheep as an assistant and using ingredients as diverse as 'teeth bling from a retired rapper', '... read more

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: 9781775502258
: Huia Publishers
: Huia Publishers
: 270mm X 210mm
: New Zealand
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: Sacha Cotter
: 32
: Josh Morgan
: Paperback
: books
Te Kaihanga Mapere (The Marble Maker Maori)
$20.00 (NZD) inc GST
Available Stock: 1

This series of photographic, bilingual first word vocabulary books is designed for early childhood and junior level at primary school. The series allows young children to participate in both ... read more

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: 9781869533182
: David Bateman Ltd
: David Bateman Ltd
: 184mm X 240mm
: New Zealand
Special Fields
: Amanda Jackson
: 12pp colour illustrations
: 12
: Paperback
: books
Nga Tamariki a Tangaroa/ The Children of Tangaroa (Maori First Word Books)
$9.99 (NZD) inc GST
Available Stock: 1

Queenie Rikihana Hyland here brings together a collection of her favourite Maori myths and legends - from the creation and the ever-popular mischief-making of Maui, to the great love stories of Hinemoa and Tutanekai, and ... read more

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: 9780143504511
: Penguin Group (NZ)
: Puffin
: 255mm X 247mm X 8mm
: New Zealand
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: Queenie Rikihana Hyland
: colour illustrations
: 104
: 398.2
: Patrick Puru
: Paperback
: books
Illustrated Maori Myths and Legends
$32.00 (NZD) inc GST
Available Stock: 0

A beautiful collection of artist Peter Gossage's beloved Maori myths, in one stunning volume. Peter Gossage's memorable retellings of Maori oral myths have captivated the children of New Zealand for gene... read more

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: 9780143309291
: Penguin Group (NZ)
: Puffin
: 302mm X 217mm X 20mm
: New Zealand
Special Fields
: Peter Gossage
: 208
: 398.20996
: Hardback
: books
Maui and Other Maori Legends: 8 Classic Tales of Aotearoa
$40.00 (NZD) inc GST
Available Stock: 4

Category:

 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
Special Fields
: Aunty Bea - Piatarihi Tui Yates
: Colour illustrations
: 32
: Katherine Q Merewether
: Paperback Book and CD
: books
Ihenga (Book & CD)
$24.99 (NZD) inc GST
Available Stock: 6

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 wor... 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.

General Fields
: 9780473211837
: Aunty Bea Publications
: Aunty Bea Publications
: Contains Paperback and CD-Audio
: 280x218mm
: New Zealand
Special Fields
: Aunty Bea - Piatarihi Tui Yates
: Colour
: 29
: 398.208999442
: Maori and English
: Kat Quin Merewether
: Book and CD
: books
Hinemoa raua ko Tutanekai (Book & CD)
$29.99 (NZD) inc GST
Available Stock: 6

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 hom... read more

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: 9780473247782
: Aunty Bea Publications
: Aunty Bea Publications
: 280mm X 215mm
: New Zealand
Special Fields
: Aunty Bea - Piatarihi Tui Yates
: Colour illustrations
: 29
: Kat Quin Merewether
: Book & CD
: books
Tamatekapua (Book & CD)
$29.99 (NZD) inc GST
Available Stock: 6

This bright and entertaining book is a stimulating and lively word finder for beginner learners of Maori. Wonderfully detailed miniature model characters and objects provide interest in this picture word book. It's designed for Maor... read more

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: 9781869693985
: Huia Publishers
: Huia Publishers
: 305mm X 229mm
: New Zealand
Special Fields
: Jo Litchfield
: colour illustrations
: 48
: 499.44281
: Paperback
: books
Everyday Words In Maori
$20.00 (NZD) inc GST
Available Stock: 3

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 tra... read more

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: 9781869416850
: Random House New Zealand Ltd
: Random House New Zealand Ltd
: 170mm X 152mm X 4mm
: New Zealand
Special Fields
: Uncle Anzac
: Line drawings
: 32
: Paperback
: books
Kapai's Thermal Adventure
$17.99 (NZD) inc GST
Available Stock: 6

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 .Hoh... read more

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: 9780473165666
: Aunty Bea Publications
: Aunty Bea Publications
: 175x210mm
Special Fields
: Aunty Bea - Piatarihi Tui Yates
: 25pp
: -
: books
Hoha te Taniwha (Book & CD)
$24.99 (NZD) inc GST
Available Stock: 5

Category:

 Children's Maori Books

Awards:Shortlisted for Storylines Notable New Zealand Books: Picture Books 2009.

A delightful, easy introduction to saying how you feel using te reo. Young and old alike will be able to describe whether they are feeling hoha (bored), makariri (cold), matekai (hungry) or simply tinopai rawe (fantastic)! A pronunciation guide in the back of the book gives new learners to te reo a simple guide to the language.

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: 9780143502838
: Penguin Group (NZ)
: Puffin
: 210 x 285mm
: New Zealand
Special Fields
: Tracy Duncan
: colour illustrations
: Early learning / early learning concepts
: 32
: Bi-lingual
: Paperback
: books
Kei te Pehea Koe? How Do You Feel?
$19.99 (NZD) inc GST
Available Stock: 2

 
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
Special Fields
: Aunty Bea - Piatarihi Tui Yates
: Colour illustrations
: 12pp
: 782.4208999442
: Katherine Quin
: -
: books
One Day a Taniwha (Book & CD)
$19.99 (NZD) inc GST
Available Stock: 5

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 ... read more

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: 9781775500797
: Huia Publishers
: Huia Publishers
: 275x218mm
: New Zealand
Special Fields
: Chris Szekely
: Colour
: 32
: 398.20993
: Andrew Burdan
: Hardback
: books
Swim: The Story of Hinemoa and Tutanekai
$24.99 (NZD) inc GST
Available Stock: 4

Here is the classic story of The Little Yellow Digger translated into te reo Maori. The digger working in the garden next door gets stuck in the mud when it rains and needs some help from a bigger digger... read more

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: 9781775501381
: Huia Publishers
: Huia Publishers
: 215x265mm
: New Zealand
Special Fields
: Betty Gilderdale
: Colour
: 32
: 823.2
: Maori
: Alan Gilderdale
: Paperback
: books
Te Mihini Iti Kowhai (The Little Yellow Digger Te Reo Maori)
$20.00 (NZD) inc GST
Available Stock: 0

In this picture book, children at school enjoy singing when their teacher, Nanny Hineari, plays an autoharp. But, one day, the harp goes missing. The children and Nanny go on adventures to search for the harp, but it seems lost. Only a ... read more

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: 9781775503026
: Huia Publishers
: Huia Publishers
: 270mm X 210mm
: New Zealand
Special Fields
: Maxine Hemi
: 29 colour illustrations
: 32
: Andrew Burdan
: Paperback
: books
Tangi Ana Te Pere
$19.99 (NZD) inc GST
Available Stock: 0

The book is reproduced as the original with its comic-strip-like illustrations by Maurice Sendak and the rhythmical, chanting te reo Maori telling the story of Mickey's dream of falling into cake mix and flying in a plane of bread dough to find milk for the cake batter.

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: 9781775501121
: Huia Publishers
: Huia Publishers
: 280mm x 216mm
: New Zealand
Special Fields
: Maurice Sendak
: Colour
: 40
: Paperback
: books
Kei Te Kihini O Te Po (In the Night Kitchen Maori Edition)
$24.00 (NZD) inc GST
Available Stock: 0

CD and song book featuring all the favourites such as A E I O U, Oma rapiti, Ine Day a Taniwha, Ma is white Whero is Red.

General Fields
: 9780473195854
: Aunty Bea Publications
: Aunty Bea Publications
: 210x150mm
: New Zealand
Special Fields
: Aunty Bea - Piatarihi Tui Yates
: Colour illustrations
: 20
: Book and CD
: books
Waiata Mai: Sing Along with Aunty Bea (Book & CD)
$19.99 (NZD) inc GST
Available Stock: 2
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