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              The Astromancer: The Rising of Matariki
               

              The Astromancer: The Rising of Matariki (Hardback)

              By Ihimaera, Witi

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              The Astromancer is looking for four new apprentices to learn about Matariki and the Maramataka calendar. She chooses three boys and an orphan girl, Aria, who will come only if she can bring her smelly dog. Aria, though, is bored by the lessons, and she doesn't want to be told wha...t to do. But these are dangerous times, and Ruatapu the Ravenous is about to threaten the safety of the whole tribe. Will Aria step up to save them? Also available in te reo Maori as Te Kokorangi.
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              ISBN 9780143776154
              Published NZ 17 May 2022
              Publisher Penguin
              Interest Age 5-12 years
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              Nanny Mihi's Medicine / Nga Rongoa a Nanny Mihi
                

              Nanny Mihi's Medicine / Nga Rongoa a Nanny Mihi (Paperback)

              By Drewery, Melanie; Illustrated by Simpson, Suzanne; Translated by Rangitauira, Kanapu

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              • Pub Date
                14 Jun 22

              * Third in the Nanny Mihi series, featuring striking new illustrations * First in series to be fully bilingual Maori and English * Publishing in time for Matariki 2022

              ISBN 9781990042119
              Published NZ 14 Jun 2022
              Publisher Oratia Media
              Interest Age 7-9 years
              Series Nanny Mihi
              Language (Te Reo Maori)
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              Matariki Around the World: a Cluster of Stars, a Cluster of Stories
                

              Matariki Around the World: a Cluster of Stars, a Cluster of Stories (Hardback)

              By Kamo, Miriama

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              • Pub Date
                1 Jun 22

              This beautifully illustrated book features 18 stories: 9 of which highlight the Maori Matariki stars, while the others reference the stories about this constellation from different cultures.

              ISBN 9781775437420
              Published NZ 1 Jun 2022
              Publisher Scholastic New Zealand Limited
              Interest Age 2-6 years
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              Kuwi & Friends Maori Picture Dictionary: He Papakupu Whakaahua: 2020: 1
               

              Kuwi & Friends Maori Picture Dictionary: He Papakupu Whakaahua: 2020: 1 (Hardback)

              Illustrated by Quin, Kat; Translated by Papa, Pania

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              Beginners Maori Language Picture Dictionary, for the Whole Family. From the #1 bestselling and award-winning author and illustrator of the Kuwi the Kiwi series, Kat Merewether, comes a large scale, stunningly illustrated visual dictionary. Full of over 1000 basic words in te reo ...Maori and English, perfect for every New Zealander.
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              ISBN 9780994136497
              Published NZ 20 Jan 2020
              Publisher Illustrated Publishing
              Interest Age 2-6 years
              Series Kuwi and Friends
              Language (Te Reo Maori)
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              The Maori Picture Dictionary: Te Papakupu Whakaahua
               

              The Maori Picture Dictionary: Te Papakupu Whakaahua (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Sinclair, Margaret; Calman, Ross; Illustrated by Morgan, Josh; By Te Aho-White, Isobel Joy

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              This comprehensive picture dictionary contains illustrations for over 1400 of the most common words used in daily life. Wonderfully illustrated by two up-and-coming Maori artists, The Maori Picture Dictionary / Te Papakupu Whakaahua has a sense of fun that makes it easy to use. M...any words are clarified in short sentences in both English and te reo. There is also an index of Maori to English words at the back - ideal for quick reference. Other useful sections cover numbers, days of the week and months of the year, plus full-page themed illustrations covering school, home and the marae. A great introduction to the Maori language for all ages.
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              ISBN 9780143772668
              Published NZ 1 Feb 2022
              Publisher Penguin
              Interest Age Children / Young Adults
              Language (English & Te Reo Maori)
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              Lost in the Museum
               

              Lost in the Museum (Paperback)

              By Cleal, Victoria; Illustrated by Joy Te Aho-White, Isobel

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              An exciting, beautifully illustrated book set in the world of museum treasures.

              ISBN 9780995138421
              Published NZ 10 Mar 2022
              Publisher Te Papa Press
              Interest Age 3-5 years
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              The Eight Gifts of Te Wheke
                

              The Eight Gifts of Te Wheke (Paperback)

              By Matuku, Steph; Illustrated by Mutton-Rogers, Laya

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              Tamati and his little sister, Aria, are playing on the beach when Aria hurts herself and can't stop crying. Te Wheke, an octopus, hears her and says he can help. But he tricks Tamati by throwing him a gold coin and a shiny pearl, and while both Tamati's hands are full, he snatche...s Aria. To save his sister, Tamati devises a plan to give the octopus eight gifts - one for each of its arms - so that he is forced to let go of Aria to hold them all. With the last gift, though, he tricks the octopus, throwing a snare that wraps around its body, and Tamati, Aria and Mum capture Te Wheke.
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              ISBN 9781775506539
              Published NZ 7 Nov 2021
              Publisher Huia Publishers
              Interest Age 5-8 years
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              Matariki
                

              Matariki (Paperback)

              By Brown, Kitty; Parkinson, Kirsten

              • RRP: $22.99
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              • Pub Date
                31 May 22

              Ideas and inspiration to make your Matariki celebrations sparkle.

              ISBN 9781988547992
              Published NZ 31 May 2022
              Publisher Allen & Unwin
              Interest Age 2-6 years
              Availability
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              Atua: Maori Gods and Heroes
               

              Atua: Maori Gods and Heroes (Hardback)

              By Bishop, Gavin

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              Meet the gods, demigods and heroes of the Maori people of Aotearoa in this breathtaking, large-scale illustrated book for children. Before the beginning there was nothing. No sound, no air, no colour - nothing. TE KORE, NOTHING. No one knows how long this nothing lasted because t...here was no time. However, in this great nothing there was a sense of waiting. Something was about to happen. Meet the gods, demigods and heroes of the Maori world, and explore Aotearoa's exciting legends from the Creation to the Migration. Fascinating, beautiful and informative, this once-in-a-generation compendium deserves a place on every bookshelf.
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              ISBN 9780143775690
              Published NZ 31 Aug 2021
              Publisher Penguin
              Interest Age 5-8 years
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              Let's Celebrate Matariki
                

              Let's Celebrate Matariki (Hardback)

              By Junior Tutagalevao, Abel

              • RRP: $50.99
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              A fun picture book for preschoolers and Primary junior classes exploring what Matariki was in a traditional sense so it can be understood and celebrated in contemporary society. It includes plenty of new vocabulary and will encourage tamariki, kaiako and whanau to use the Maori w...ords they already know, as well as adding new vocabulary and phrases.
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              ISBN 9781991157249
              Published NZ 13 Dec 2021
              Publisher NZ / SP Author Self Published
              Interest Age 3-10 years
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