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              The Adventures of Tupaia
               

              The Adventures of Tupaia (Hardback)

              Illustrated by Tait, Mat; By Meredith, Courtney Sina

              • RRP: $35.00
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              "The incredible story of Tupaia, Tahitian priest navigator, who sailed on board the Endeavour with Captain Cook on his first voyage to Aotearoa. Follow Tupaia as he grows up in Ra'iatea, becoming a high-ranking 'arioi and master navigator. Join him as he meets up with Cook in Tah...iti and sails as part of the crew on the Endeavour across the Pacific to Aotearoa. Witness the encounters between tangata whenua and the crew as the ship sails around the coast, and discover the important role Tupaia plays as translator and cultural interpreter"--Back cover.
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              ISBN 9781988547145
              Published NZ 12 Sep 2019
              Publisher Allen & Unwin
              Interest Age Children
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              TE RATAKA a Tama Hungoingoi: Diary of A Wimpy Kid te reo Maori edition
               

              TE RATAKA a Tama Hungoingoi: Diary of A Wimpy Kid te reo Maori edition (Paperback)

              By Kinney, Jeff

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              "He kino ra te noho a te tamariki. Ko Greg Heffley tetahi e mohio pai ana ki tenei. Being a kid can really stink. And no one knows this better than Greg Heffley. In this brilliant translation of Jeff Kinney's bestselling Diary of a Wimpy Kid by Heni Jacob, twelve year old hero Ge...off Heffley is the Tama Hungoingoi (Wimpy Kid) of the title. He tells us all about his life in the original language of Aotearoa New Zealand, te reo Maori.A great book in any language, Te Rataka a Tama Hungoingoi is packed with laughter, gags, disasters, daydreams and plenty to keep young readers hooked until the very end"--Publisher information.
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              ISBN 9780143774266
              Published NZ 3 Sep 2019
              Publisher Penguin
              Interest Age Children
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              Cuz
               

              Cuz (Paperback)

              By Laarse, Liz van der

              • RRP: $22.00
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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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              Maui and the Secret of Fire: Tales of Aotearoa 3
                

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

              By Bixley, Donovan; Edited by Joseph, Darryn

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              • Pub Date
                10 Sep 20

              Donovan Bixley re-tells the story of how Maui captured the secret of fire.

              ISBN 9781988516929
              Published NZ 10 Sep 2020
              Publisher Upstart Press Ltd
              Interest Age 7-9 years
              Series Tales of Aotearoa
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              Aotearoa: The New Zealand Story
               

              Aotearoa: The New Zealand Story (Hardback)

              By Bishop, Gavin

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              "Over a thousand years ago, the wind, sea currents and stars brought people to the islands that became known as Aotearoa, the land of the long white cloud. Navigate your way through this sumptuously illustrated story of New Zealand. Explore the defining moments of our history, ca...ptured by celebrated children's book creator Gavin Bishop, from the Big Bang right through to what might happen tomorrow. Discover Maori legends, layers of meaning and lesser-known facts"--Publisher information.
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              ISBN 9780143770350
              Published NZ 2 Oct 2017
              Publisher Penguin
              Interest Age Children
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              Te Huihui o Matariki
               

              Te Huihui o Matariki (Paperback)

              By Rolleston-Cummins, Toni; Illustrated by Slade Robinson, Nikki; Translated by Morris, Hone

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              An adventurous young man called Mitai lives with his seven handsome brothers in the village of Maketu. He watches his brothers become bewitched by seven beautiful women, and under their spell, the brothers no longer eat, look after themselves, work in their gardens or hunt. Reali...sing the women are patupaiarehe, fairy women, he knows they must be cast far away. They are given to Urutengangana, the god of the stars, and he places the patupaiarehe in the heavens farthest from the earth. Yet once a year, at winter solstice, he allows their beauty to shine in the eastern sky.
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              ISBN 9781869693305
              Published NZ 6 Jun 2008
              Publisher Huia Publishers
              Interest Age 5-9 years
              Language (Maori)
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              Wildlife of Aotearoa
               

              Wildlife of Aotearoa (Hardback)

              By Bishop, Gavin

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              "Long before waka touched Aotearoa's shores, the land of the long white cloud was home to an array of creatures uniquely adapted to its environments and protected by its isolation. Encounter New Zealand's incredible wildlife in this spectacular visual exploration. Journey through... ocean, sky and land to meet a marvellous range of organisms. Discover fascinating facts, and learn how we influence the survival of our living treasures"--Publisher information.
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              ISBN 9780143772514
              Published NZ 1 Oct 2019
              Publisher Penguin
              Interest Age 5-12 years
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              Whiti Te Ra!
               

              Whiti Te Ra! (Paperback, Maori edition of Haka)

              By Grace, Patricia

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              This is the story of the great Ngati Toa chief Te Rauparaha and how he came to compose the haka 'Ka Mate, Ka Mate'.

              ISBN 9781775502098
              Published NZ 28 Sep 2015
              Publisher Huia Publishers
              Interest Age Children / Young Adults
              Language (Maori)
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              Nga Whetu Matariki i Whanakotia (Stolen Stars of Matariki)
               

              Nga Whetu Matariki i Whanakotia (Stolen Stars of Matariki) (Paperback, Te Reo)

              By Kamo, Miriama; Illustrated by Wipara, Zac

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              Sam and Te Rerehua search for the stars that have mysteriously gone missing.

              ISBN 9781775435358
              Published NZ 1 May 2018
              Publisher Scholastic
              Interest Age Children
              Language (Maori)
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              Nga Manu Tukutuku e Whitu O Matariki
               

              Nga Manu Tukutuku e Whitu O Matariki (Paperback)

              By McClintock, Calico; Illustrated by Ford, Dominique; Translated by Roberts, Ngaere

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              "A fictional retelling of the traditional Matariki story"--Publisher information.

              ISBN 9781775433057
              Published NZ 1 May 2018
              Publisher Scholastic
              Interest Age 6-12 years
              Language (Maori)
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