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By Belcher, Angie; Illustrated by Tipuna, Debbie
"Tahi, rua, toru, wha! Hoea to waka! Meet the team of boys who are training hard for the big competition in this exciting story about waka ama racing!"--Publisher information.
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Story celebrating the Maori performing art of kapa haka.
By McCauley, Debbie; Illustrated by Tipuna, Debbie; Translated by Waaka, Tamati; Designed by Elworthy, Sarah
This bilingual children's picture book in English and Te Reo Maori retells the traditional Legend of Mauao and includes a glossary and pronunciation guide, Mauao facts, a Mauao timeline, important places on Mauao, oral traditions and activities for children. There is also a big b...ook version available.Read more
This story is about the kapahaka group: the boys and girls who take part, and the way that the whole whanau is involved in the preparation and performance of the kapahaka. Children will absorb a lot of information about Maori culture and language from this fun and attractive stor...y. For further information, a glossary of Maori words is included at the back of the book. The rhythm of the text is based on the traditional children's tale The House that Jack Built . For example, These are the piu piu, that swished and swirled, that swung on the hips of the group of girls, who sang in the kapahaka.Read more
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Retold by McCauley, Debbie; Illustrated by Tipuna, Debbie; Translated by Waaka, Tamati; Designed by Elworthy, Sarah
This bilingual children's picture book in English and Te Reo Maori retells the traditional Legend of Mauao in big book format.
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