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Kahukiwa, Robyn

Overview
Works: 80 works in 163 publications in 4 languages and 2,844 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Poetry  Folklore  Exhibition catalogs  Interviews  Picture books  Ghost stories 
Roles: Author, Illustrator
Classifications: ND1108.K34, NZ823.2
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Most widely held works about Robyn Kahukiwa
 
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Most widely held works by Robyn Kahukiwa
The Kuia and the spider by Patricia Grace( Book )

9 editions published between 1981 and 2011 in English and held by 161 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The tale of an old woman (Kuia) and a spider who share the same kitchen and who are constantly arguing and trying to out do each other. Suggested level: junior, primary
Paikea by Robyn Kahukiwa( Book )

9 editions published between 1993 and 2007 in English and Maori and held by 159 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A story about a whale who saves a boy from being killed
Taniwha by Robyn Kahukiwa( Book )

6 editions published between 1986 and 2007 in English and Maori and held by 153 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A taniwha introduces a young boy to the treasures of Tangaroa, Ranginui and Papatuanuku. Suggested level: junior
Watercress tuna and the children of Champion Street by Patricia Grace( Book )

7 editions published between 1984 and 2005 in English and held by 128 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A tuna [Eel] with a magic throat bounces out of Cannons Creek in Porirua, then flies in and out of the houses in nearby Champion Street distributing magic gifts including items from the Maori and various Pacific Island cultures to the children. Suggested level: junior, primary
The Koroua and the mauri stone by Robyn Kahukiwa( Book )

6 editions published between 1993 and 1994 in English and Maori and held by 109 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Maori elder, concerned about the lack of trees and birds in the land, makes a kite, Kāhau, to find the mauri stone of the children of Tāne, so that they will return once more
Toi wāhine : the worlds of Māori women( Book )

4 editions published between 1993 and 1995 in English and held by 106 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Wahine toa : women of Maori myth by Robyn Kahukiwa( Book )

4 editions published between 1984 and 1991 in English and held by 102 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Oriori : a Māori child is born, from conception to birth by Robyn Kahukiwa( Book )

3 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 101 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Poems
The forgotten taniwha by Robyn Kahukiwa( Book )

2 editions published in 2009 in Maori and English and held by 98 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The people who live in the pā below his cave call him Ngākau Pono, Loyal Heart, and he has been looking after the people for hundreds of years. When the Pākehā arrive in New Zealand, Ngākau Pono's people start to leave the pā. With no one left to look after, the taniwha sleeps for weeks and months and years until, finally, the sound of the karanga wakes him. The people have returned to the pā and he is not the forgotten taniwha any more. Suggested level: junior
The pumpkin by Joy Cowley( Book )

7 editions published between 1982 and 1998 in English and Spanish and held by 80 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A learn-to-read story about growing a pumpkin
Tutu taniwha by Robyn Kahukiwa( Book )

3 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 78 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tutu is a baby taniwha who loves to sing and dance. Story is designed to be sung to the tune of "Twinkle twinkle little star," incorporating English and Māori words. Includes notes on pronunciation and translation. Suggested level: junior
Matatuhi by Robyn Kahukiwa( Book )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 72 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mata was adopted into a Pakeha family and knows very little about her Māori heritage. But then one day Mata's class visits the museum. What she discovers there will change her life forever. Suggested level: junior, primary
The healing tongue : themes in contemporary Maori literature by Peter Beatson( Book )

1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 70 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ngā atua by Robyn Kahukiwa( Book )

2 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in English and held by 58 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Simple language and illustrations introduce some of the atua Māori o Aotearoa - the traditional guardians of Te Ao Māori. Explains the significance of Tāne, Hine-te-iwa-iwa, Tangaroa, Mahuika, Tāwhiri-mātea, Muri-ranga-whenua, Tūmatauenga, Māui, Hine-tī-tama, Hine-nui-te-pō, Rū-aumoko, and Uenuku. Suggested level: junior
Te kuia me te pungawerewere by Patricia Grace( Book )

1 edition published in 1981 in Maori and held by 56 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ruku by Henare Everitt( Book )

4 editions published between 1983 and 1994 in Maori and held by 50 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Te Tuna Wātakirihi me ngā tamariki o te tiriti o toa by Patricia Grace( Book )

1 edition published in 1985 in Maori and held by 48 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ihaka and the prophecy by Joanna Orwin( Book )

1 edition published in 1984 in English and held by 48 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This story takes place in the vicinity of Delaware Bay, near Nelson, about nine hundred years ago. The sequel to Ihaka and the summer wandering, it tells of Ihaka's part in the prophecy of his ancestors and his growth towards manhood
Kēhua by Robyn Kahukiwa( Book )

3 editions published in 1996 in English and Maori and held by 47 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A little girl is convinced that there is a kēhua (ghost) in the hall when the light is out, so she asks her Nanny to help make it go away. Suggested level: junior
Ripeka's carving by Jenny Hessell( Book )

4 editions published between 1988 and 1990 in English and held by 46 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ripeka carves her name on her desk at school when everyone calls her "Rebecca."
 
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Alternative Names
Kahukiwa, R. 1940-

Robyn Kahukiwa

Languages
English (90)

Maori (12)

Samoan (1)

Spanish (1)

Covers
PaikeaTaniwhaWatercress tuna and the children of Champion StreetThe forgotten taniwhaTutu taniwhaMatatuhi