Battle Of The Mountains
A retelling of a Maori legend that describes how Taranaki banished Mounts Taranaki, Tauhara and Putauaki when they tried to steal his wife, Pihanga. Suggested level: junior, primary.
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||21 November 2012 by Penguin
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||By Gossage, Peter
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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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Peter Gossage is the storyteller and illustrator of many published works, including myths such as Pania of the Reef and his popular Maui series. His distinctive artistic style is loved by adults and children alike, and his retelling of old myths is done in such a way that they are easily accessible to readers of many ages. Peter currently lives in Auckland.