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|Genre/Form:||Children's stories, New Zealand
|Material Type:||Elementary and junior high school, Fiction|
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|Notes:||Novel for children.
Originally published : Auckland [N.Z.] : Oxford University Press, 1985.
|Description:||231 pages ; 20 cm.|
|Series Title:||Collins modern New Zealand classics.|
The boys cross backwards and forwards in time, tracing the path of the bone carving from pre-European times to the musket wars and the sealing and whaling era of colonisation before they are finally able to solve the puzzle of the taonga?s whereabouts in their own time, and restore it to its people.
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