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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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              Charlie Tangaroa and the Creature from the Sea
               

              Charlie Tangaroa and the Creature from the Sea (Paperback)

              By Roxborogh, T. K.

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              A one-legged boy stands up against a warring family of Maori gods to save the world.

              ISBN 9781775503972
              Published NZ 29 Sep 2020
              Publisher Huia Publishers
              Interest Age Children / Young Adults
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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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              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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              Cuz
               

              Cuz (Paperback)

              By Laarse, Liz van der

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              River is offered a trip on his uncle's trawler. His cousin Huia is annoying, always going on about Maoritanga. When an accident leaves them stranded on the coast of Fiordland, they must work together to save themselves. Cuz is like a NZ Hatchet - David Riley

              ISBN 9780473421885
              Published NZ 8 Mar 2018
              Publisher OneTree House Ltd
              Interest Age Children / Young Adults
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              Let's Celebrate Matariki
                

              Let's Celebrate Matariki (Hardback)

              By Junior Tutagalevao, Abel

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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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              Te Kokorangi: Te Aranga o Matariki
               

              Te Kokorangi: Te Aranga o Matariki (Hardback)

              By Ihimaera, Witi

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              E kimi ana a Te Kokorangi i etahi pia hou tokowha hei ako i nga korero o Matariki me te maramataka. Kowhiria ana etahi tama tokotoru, me tetahi kotiro, he pani, ko Aria te ingoa. Tohe ana a Aria kia haere ano ko tana kuri haunga i tona taha. Ka ahua hoha a Aria i nga akoranga, ka...ore hoki ia e pai kia tohutohungia ia. Engari kua noho morearea te iwi. Taihoa pea ratou ka tino raru i a Ruatapu Te Pukurua. Ae ranei ma Aria ano te iwi e whakaora?
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              ISBN 9780143778271
              Published NZ 17 May 2022
              Publisher Penguin
              Interest Age 5-12 years
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              How My Koro Became a Star
                 

              How My Koro Became a Star (Paperback)

              By Te Paa, Brianne; Illustrated by Morehouse, Hemi

              • RRP: $22.00
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              • Pub Date
                31 May 22

              young boy learns about the customs around celebrating Matariki from his grandfather. They watch the stars from the top of a mountain, prepare their offering of food for the gods, and the boy learns about Te Waka o Rangi and the tradition of calling out the names of loved ones who... have passed away so that they can become stars. Just before Matariki the following year, the boy's Koro suddenly dies. He gathers and preparesthe food offering and asks each family member to come with him up the mountainwhen Matariki is due to rise, but they all make excuses, and he is disheartened. Butwhen he tells them what Koro taught him, they all climb the mountain before sunrise, follow the rituals Koro carried out and call out Koro's name so that he can become a star.
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              ISBN 9781775506935
              Published NZ 31 May 2022
              Publisher Huia Publishers
              Interest Age 7-9 years
              Language (English)
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              Ngeru, Nga
                

              Ngeru, Nga (Paperback)

              By Stirling, Amiria; Illustrated by Illingworth, Sarah

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              This story takes a sneak peek at the hidden lives and adventures of cats Brucie, and Naki, and little dog Wuruhi.

              ISBN 9781775506690
              Published NZ 31 Mar 2022
              Publisher Huia Publishers
              Interest Age 9-11 years
              Language (Te Reo Maori)
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              Puanga me Matariki
                

              Puanga me Matariki (Audio CD / Audio, Contains 1 CD-Audio)

              By Holt, Sharon

              • RRP: $24.99
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              This book is about the star Puanga and the star cluster Matariki, which work together to herald the Maori New Year for different iwi. We are sure it will be a welcome addition to the books available for this year's special Matariki celebration in June - with the first Matariki pu...blic holiday on June 24.
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              ISBN 9781991158215
              Published NZ 1 May 2022
              Publisher Edumaxi
              Interest Age Children
              Series Te Reo Singalong
              Language (Te Reo Maori)
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