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Author: Patricia Grace; Andrew Burdan
Publisher: Wellington, Aotearoa New Zealand : Huia, 2015. ©2015
Edition/Format:   Print book : Primary school : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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'. Te Rauparaha is pursued across the island by his enemies and he fears for his life. At Lake Rotoaira, he is hidden in a kumara pit, and Te Rangikoaea, a woman of great power, sits in front of its entrance. As he hears his enemies approach, Te Rauparaha whispers in the dark 'Will I die? Will I live?'.  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Picture books for children
Children's stories, New Zealand
Picture books
History
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Named Person: Te Rauparaha; Te Rauparaha
Material Type: Primary school
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Patricia Grace; Andrew Burdan
ISBN: 9781775502074 1775502074
OCLC Number: 927444606
Notes: "This is the story of the haka "Ka Mate," composed by Te Rauparaha who was a chief of Ngāti Toa Rangatira. Ngāti Toa chief Te Rauparaha is pursued by his enemies and fears for his life. At Lake Rotoaira, he is hidden in a potato pit, and Te Rangikoaea, a woman of great power, sits in front of its entrance. As he listens in the dark, Te Rauparaha hears his enemies, but they cannot find him, and he climbs back to the sunlight. As he recounts this adventure to his people, his words are repeated and the haka rings out, passed down from generation to generation"--Publisher's information. In picture book format.
Awards: New Zealand Children and Young Adults Book Awards - Picture Book Finalist 2016.
Target Audience: Junior, intermediate, junior secondary
Description: 1 volume (unpaged) : colour illustrations ; 27 cm
Contents: "This is the story of the haka "Ka Mate, " composed by Te Rauparaha who was a chief of Nga¿¿ti Toa Rangatira. Nga¿¿ti Toa chief Te Rauparaha is pursued by his enemies and fears for his life. At Lake Rotoaira, he is hidden in a potato pit, and Te Rangikoaea, a woman of great power, sits in front of its entrance. As he listens in the dark, Te Rauparaha hears his enemies, but they cannot find him, and he climbs back to the sunlight. As he recounts this adventure to his people, his words are repeated and the haka rings out, passed down from generation to generation" --
Publisher's information. In picture book format.
Responsibility: Patricia Grace ; illustrated by Andrew Burdan.

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Ng?ti Toa chief Te Rauparaha is pursued by his enemies and fears for his life. At Lake Rotoaira, he is hidden in a k?mara pit, and Te Rangikoaea, a woman of great power, sits in front of its  Read more...

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