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Henare, George

Overview
Works: 55 works in 78 publications in 1 language and 664 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Fiction  Action and adventure films  Juvenile works  Melodramas (Motion pictures)  Children's television programs  Made-for-TV movies  History  Children's audiobooks  Children's films 
Roles: Actor, Commentator, Performer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by George Henare
The legend of Johnny Lingo( Visual )

5 editions published in 2004 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 318 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On a tropical island, an orphan boy named Tama is "cursed" by his tribe and finds comfort in fellow outcast: Mahana, a fiesty girl shunned for her ragged appearance. When Tama sails off in search of a new life, he promises a tearful Mahana to return for her someday. Tama's journey leads him to Johnny Lingo, a wealthy trader who makes Tama his apprentice and heir. Now as Tama embraces his new life, he must learn that the measure of a man is not in his possessions but in love, friendship and - in Tama's case - honoring a promise from the past
Kawa( Visual )

2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 66 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It is tradition that Kawariki become the leader of the family now that his father is retiring. A husband and father, he realizes that in order to lead with integrity, he must come out and be honest about his own life, even though it will test the boundaries of acceptance and unconditional love. Offering valuable insights into Maori traditions, family ideals and cultural values, this feature debut is rich and textured with emotional layers and stunning New Zealand landscapes
Kaitangata twitch( Visual )

3 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 51 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fifty years after the mysterious disappearance of Shelly Gentry, 13 year old Meredith Gallagher awakens frightening spirits on the tiny Island of Kaitangata which was the scene of awful happenings In pre-European New Zealand and which seem to be linked to Shelly. Only Meredith can appease the spirit if she can discover what it wants before it is too late and it claims another victim. Suggested audience: primary, intermediate, junior secondary
The legend of Johnny Lingo( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On a tropical island, an orphan boy named Tama is "cursed" by his tribe and finds comfort in fellow outcast: Mahana, a fiesty girl shunned for her ragged appearance. When Tama sails off in search of a new life, he promises a tearful Mahana to return for her someday. Tama's journey leads him to Johnny Lingo, a wealthy trader who makes Tama his apprentice and heir. Now as Tama embraces his new life, he must learn that the measure of a man is not in his possessions but in love, friendship and - in Tama's case - honoring a promise from the past
Michael King's history of New Zealand by Michael King( Recording )

2 editions published between 2004 and 2011 in English and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bulibasha king of the gypsies by Witi Ihimaera( Recording )

4 editions published between 1995 and 2010 in English and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bulibasha is the title given to the king of the gypsies and on the East Coast of New Zealand, two patriarchs fight to be proclaimed the king. Tamihana is the leader of the Mahana family and Rupeni Poata is his arch enemy. Caught in the middle is the teenager Simeon and his grandmother Ramona
New Zealand scenes and images of Aotearoa "Land of the Long White Cloud"( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Whale rider by Witi Ihimaera( Recording )

4 editions published between 1990 and 2003 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The whale rider was Kahutia Te Rangi. Ancestor of the people of Te Tai Rawhiti, he travelled from Hawaiki, the place of the Ancients, to the East Coat of New Zealand. Then there was Kahu. The first great-grandchild of the whanau, she was loved by all her relatives except the one whose love she needed most -- her great-grandfather. Moving effortlessly between mythology and realism, pathos and comedy, The Whale Rider will delight readers of all ages. Since its publication in 1987, The Whale Rider has been reprinted numerous times and has become one of Witi Ihimaera's best-loved books."--Bolinda web site
Banaras steps to heaven( Visual )

2 editions published in 1984 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the central position that Banaras, India, the City of Light, holds in the Hindu faith
Jesus Christ superstar highlights from the 20th anniversary London cast recording by Andrew Lloyd Webber( Recording )

1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bulibasha [king of the gypsies by Witi Ihimaera( Recording )

1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Period of adjustment by Witi Ihimaera( Recording )

1 edition published in 1973 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nights in the gardens of Spain( Visual )

2 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in No Linguistic content and English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Story of a family in crisis. Handsome, successful Kawa and his beautiful wife Annabelle live in an elegant house in a seemingly perfect world. Teenage son Sebastian is a champion swimmer and seven-year-old Miranda is the light of her daddy's life. Kawa has a secret and everyone's lives are going to change
Willie Boy by Witi Ihimaera( Recording )

1 edition published in 1973 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While out on a drive with his friend Glen, Tom discovered his childhood friend Willie Boy working on a prison farm
The silent one by Joy Cowley( Visual )

3 editions published between 1984 and 1986 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On a Pacific island, a deaf-mute boy's devotion to a great turtle provokes prejudice and the anger of a superstitious shaman
Kingfisher come home by Witi Ihimaera( Recording )

1 edition published in 1973 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Haka night by Witi Ihimaera( Recording )

1 edition published in 1973 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A short story by New Zealand author Witi Ihimaera. Describes the friendly camaraderie at a haka competition
Queen City rocker( Visual )

2 editions published between 1987 and 2011 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ska is a streetwise 19-year-old already disillusioned by his dead end life on the streets, when he meets Stacy escaping from her family's wealthy complacent life on the other side of the tracks. An attempt to "rescue" his sister from the high-class massage parlour owned by crime boss Jay Ryder results in the death of Ska's best friend Andrew. In a spectacular act of revenge, Ska and his gang 'hijack' a rock concert staged by Ryder and incite the audience to riot.--Container
Beginning of the tournament by Witi Ihimaera( Recording )

1 edition published in 1973 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cicada by Witi Ihimaera( Recording )

1 edition published in 1973 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Carolina becomes very lonely when she moves to Wellington to stay with her big sister, Pare
 
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Bulibasha [king of the gypsies
Alternative Names
George Henare New Zealand actor

Джордж Хинар

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Bulibasha [king of the gypsies