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Legends of Aotearoa

Author: Chris Winitana; Andy Reisinger
Publisher: Auckland [N.Z.] : HarperCollins, 2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Here fourteen Maori stories from different tribes and regions are retold. Among them are the legends of Maui, Kupe, the Arawa canoe, the walking mountains and Rona and the moon. In particular the  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Folklore
Legends
Pictorial works
Children's nonfiction
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Chris Winitana; Andy Reisinger
ISBN: 186950349X 9781869503499
OCLC Number: 49346830
Language Note: Includes text in Maori.
Awards: Short-listed for Montana New Zealand Book Awards: Environment Category 2002
Description: 160 p. : col. ill ; 29 cm.
Contents: The Creation of the World 16 --
Maui-of-the-Topknot 34 --
The Walking Mountains 50 --
The Dog and the Child-River 60 --
Kupe the Discoverer 70 --
Te Arawa Canoe--The Migration 80 --
The Fires of the Earth 94 --
The Lake of Rippling Waters 102 --
Uenuku and the Mist Maiden 110 --
Rona and the Moon 118 --
The Canoe of Aoraki 124 --
The Flight of the Greenstone People 132 --
The Hollow of the Giant 140 --
The Journey of the Spirits 146.
Responsibility: text by Chris Winitana ; photographs by Andy Reisinger.
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