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Te Kapo the taniwha

Author: Queenie Rikihana; Wena Harawira; Zak Waipara
Publisher: Auckland [N.Z.] : Reed, 1997.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Elementary and junior high school : English
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Tu Takapo was the guardian of the South Island and long ago he believed this land was in danger of sinking into the sea. When all his efforts to save the land prove to be in vain, he calls upon the mighty gods to help in his task. But he pays little attention to the deal the gods make with him, and soon has to pay the ultimate price. Suggested level: primary, intermediate.
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Genre/Form: Children's nonfiction
Folklore
Material Type: Elementary and junior high school
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Queenie Rikihana; Wena Harawira; Zak Waipara
ISBN: 1869489721 9781869489724
OCLC Number: 154724339
Description: 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 21 x 22 cm
Responsibility: Queenie Rikihana Hyland ; [illustrations by Zak Waipara ; retold by Wena Harawira].

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Tu Takapo was the guardian of the South Island and long ago he believed this land was in danger of sinking into the sea. When all his efforts to save the land prove to be in vain, he calls upon the mighty gods to help in his task. But he pays little attention to the deal the gods make with him, and soon has to pay the ultimate price. Suggested level: primary, intermediate.

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