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            Te Kuia me te Pungawerewere: The Kuia and the Spider
              

            Te Kuia me te Pungawerewere: The Kuia and the Spider (Paperback)

            By Grace, Patricia; Illustrated by Kahukiwa, Robyn

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            A bilingual Maori and English edition of Patricia Grace and Robyn Kahukiwa's award-winning picture book. Who's the best at weaving, the kuia or the spider? They decide to ask their grandchildren . . . Tera tetahi kuia ko tana mahi he raranga whariki raranga kete hoki. I te koko o... tona kihini e noho ana he pungawerewere ko tana mahi he hanga whare tukutuku. Since its publication in 1981, Patricia Grace and Robyn Kahukiwa's award-winning story about two old friends bickering over whose weaving is best has become a New Zealand classic.
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            ISBN 9780143775867
            Published NZ 31 Aug 2021
            Publisher Penguin
            Interest Age 3-7 years
            Language (English & Te Reo Maori)
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            The Day I Fell Into a Fairytale: The bestselling classic adventure
             

            The Day I Fell Into a Fairytale: The bestselling classic adventure (Paperback)

            By Miller, Ben; Illustrated by Terrazzini, Daniela Jaglenka

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            Following the breakout success of his instant festive classic, The Night I Met Father Christmas, get ready for the brilliant new novel from comedian, actor and bestselling author, Ben Miller!

            ISBN 9781471192449
            Publisher Simon & Schuster Ltd
            Interest Age 7-9 years
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            Internationally sourced (OOS locally); ships 6-14 working days
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            How Maui Found the Secret of Fire
             

            How Maui Found the Secret of Fire (Paperback)

            By Gossage, Peter

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            On a mission to discover how fire is made, Maui visits his Aunty Mahuika. Each time he is given a flame he tells her he has lost it, until he eventually has lost all but one of her flames. In a rage she flings her last flame into a kaikomako tree. Maui takes a piece of hard mahoe... wood and rubs it against a branch of the tree, bringing fire for eternity to his people. Suggested level: junior, primary.
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            ISBN 9780143505648
            Published NZ 21 Nov 2012
            Publisher Penguin
            Interest Age Children
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            The Gilded Ones

            The Gilded Ones (Paperback)

            By Forna, Namina

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            Sixteen-year-old Deka lives in Otera, a deeply patriarchal ancient kingdom, where a woman's worth is tied to her purity, and she must bleed to prove it. But when Deka bleeds gold - the colour of impurity, of a demon - she faces a consequence worse than death...

            ISBN 9781474959575
            Released NZ 7 Jul 2021
            Publisher Usborne Publishing Ltd
            Interest Age 14+ years
            Series Gilded
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            Maui's Taonga Tales: A Treasury of Stories from Aotearoa and the Pacific
             

            Maui's Taonga Tales: A Treasury of Stories from Aotearoa and the Pacific (Hardback)

            Edited by Brechin-Smith, David; Illustrated by Arapere, Reweti; Brightwell, Ariki; Goodyer, Te Hana; Grace-Smith, Miriama

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            JOIN MAUI AS HE SHARES STORIES FOR TAMARIKI BASED ON TAONGA FROM THE TE PAPA COLLECTION

            ISBN 9780995113626
            Published NZ 21 Nov 2019
            Publisher Te Papa Press
            Interest Age Children
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            In the Beginning
             

            In the Beginning (Paperback)

            By Gossage, Peter

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            A retelling of the Maori creation legend Bold desgin and brief text introduce the story of the children of Rangi and Papa as they try to separate their parents and bring light to the world.

            ISBN 9781869437626
            Published NZ 22 May 2006
            Publisher Scholastic New Zealand Limited
            Interest Age 3-6 years
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            Maui and the Secret of Fire: Tales of Aotearoa 3
             

            Maui and the Secret of Fire: Tales of Aotearoa 3 (Hardback)

            By Bixley, Donovan; Edited by Joseph, Darryn

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            Donovan Bixley re-tells the story of how Maui captured the secret of fire. The traditional tale but with Donovan's unique twist and trademark humour.

            ISBN 9781988516936
            Published NZ 10 Sep 2020
            Publisher Upstart Press Ltd
            Interest Age 5-8 years
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            How Maui Slowed the Sun
             

            How Maui Slowed the Sun (Paperback, 3rd edition)

            By Gossage, Peter

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            The days seem to pass at a rate too fast to accomplish all his chores. Maui sets out to capture the sun, succeeds, and lengthens the hours of daylight. Suggested level: junior, primary.

            ISBN 9780143505181
            Published NZ 28 Nov 2011
            Publisher Penguin
            Interest Age Children
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            How Maui Slowed the Sun: Tales of Aotearoa 2
             

            How Maui Slowed the Sun: Tales of Aotearoa 2 (Hardback)

            By Bixley, Donovan

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            Donovan Bixley re-tells the story of how Maui slowed the journey of the sun through the sky each day! The traditional tale but with Donovan's unique twist and trademark humour.

            ISBN 9781988516578
            Published NZ 12 Sep 2019
            Publisher Upstart Press Ltd
            Interest Age 5-8 years
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            Wave Riders
             

            Wave Riders (Paperback)

            By John, Lauren St

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            • Pub Date
              26 Oct 21

            A high seas adventure - Swallows and Amazons meets Abi Elphinstone, from the bestselling author of the Laura Marlin Mysteries and Kat Wolfe Investigates.

            ISBN 9781509874248
            Released NZ 26 Oct 2021
            Publisher Pan Macmillan
            Interest Age 9-11 years
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            Available for pre-order, ships once released
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