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Motiti Blue and the Oil Spill: A Story from the Rena Disaster
  

Motiti Blue and the Oil Spill: A Story from the Rena Disaster (Hardback)

By McCauley, Debbie
Translated by Waaka, Tamati
By Elworthy, Sarah

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Bilingual text in Te Reo Maori. On 5 October 2011 a large container ship grounded on a reef off the coast of the Bay of Plenty, spilling an estimated 350 tonnes of heavy fuel oil into the ocean. The impact was devastating, not only for the people of the area, but for the m...any thousands of birds and sea creatures who were covered in the toxic oil. One of these oiled birds, a little blue penguin we've named Motiti Blue, was rescued and treated at the Te Maunga Oiled Wildlife Response Centre. This is the story of his recovery and release.
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ISBN 9780473268695
Published NZ 5 Oct 2014
Publisher Mauao Publishing
Format Hardback
Language English and Te Reo Maori
Availability
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ISBN-13 9780473268695
Stock Available
Status Showing available at publisher; usually ships 7-14 working days
Publisher Mauao Publishing
Imprint Mauao Publishing
Published 5 Oct 2014
Publication Country New Zealand New Zealand
Format Hardback
Language English and Te Reo Maori
Author(s) By McCauley, Debbie
Translated by Waaka, Tamati
By Elworthy, Sarah
Category Award Winning
General Picture Books
Environmentalist, Conservationist & Green Movements
NZ, Maori & Pasifika
Maori
Maori
NZ Book Awards Finalists 2015 - Non-fiction
LIANZA 2015 Finalists: Elsie Locke Non Fiction Award
NZ Childrens Book Awards Winners 2015
New Zealand Curriculum
Science
Number of Pages 32
Dimensions Width: 215mm
Height: 265mm
Spine: 10mm
Dewey Code 363.73828099342
Weight Not specified - defaults to 1,000g
Interest Age Children / Young Adults
Reading Age Children / Young Adults
NBS Text Picture Books
ONIX Text Children/juvenile

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