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Kahukiwa, Robyn

Overview
Works: 85 works in 184 publications in 3 languages and 2,536 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Folklore  Picture books  History  Exhibition catalogs  Legends  Pictorial works  Interviews  Poetry 
Roles: Author, Illustrator
Classifications: ND1108.K34, NZ823.2
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The Kuia and the spider by Patricia Grace( Book )
13 editions published between 1981 and 2011 in English and Maori and held by 224 libraries worldwide
The tale of an old woman (Kuia) and a spider who share the same kitchen and who are constantly arguing and trying to out do each other. Suggested level: junior, primary
Paikea by Robyn Kahukiwa( Book )
11 editions published between 1993 and 2013 in English and Maori and held by 157 libraries worldwide
A story about a whale who saves a boy from being killed
Watercress tuna and the children of Champion Street by Patricia Grace( Book )
9 editions published between 1984 and 2005 in English and Maori and held by 127 libraries worldwide
A tuna [Eel] with a magic throat bounces out of Cannons Creek in Porirua, then flies in and out of the houses in nearby Champion Street distributing magic gifts including items from the Maori and various Pacific Island cultures to the children. Suggested level: junior, primary
Toi wahine : the worlds of Maori women ( Book )
5 editions published between 1993 and 1995 in English and held by 105 libraries worldwide
The koroua and the mauri stone by Robyn Kahukiwa( Book )
7 editions published between 1993 and 1994 in English and Maori and held by 104 libraries worldwide
A koroua, concerned about the lack of trees and birds in the land, makes a kite, Kahau, to find the mauri stone of the children of Tane, so that they will return once more
Oriori : a Māori child is born - from conception to birth by Robyn Kahukiwa( Book )
3 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 97 libraries worldwide
Poems
The forgotten taniwha by Robyn Kahukiwa( Book )
3 editions published in 2009 in English and Maori and held by 94 libraries worldwide
The people who live in the pā below his cave call him Ngākau Pono, Loyal Heart, and he has been looking after the people for hundreds of years. When the Pākehā arrive in New Zealand, Ngākau Pono's people start to leave the pā. With no one left to look after, the taniwha sleeps for weeks and months and years until, finally, the sound of the karanga wakes him. The people have returned to the pā and he is not the forgotten taniwha any more. Suggested level: junior
Matatuhi by Robyn Kahukiwa( Book )
2 editions published in 2006 in Maori and English and held by 77 libraries worldwide
Mata was adopted into a Pakeha family and knows very little about her Māori heritage. But then one day Mata's class visits the museum. What she discovers there will change her life forever. Suggested level: junior, primary
The pumpkin by Joy Cowley( Book )
6 editions published between 1982 and 1998 in English and held by 73 libraries worldwide
A learn-to-read story about growing a pumpkin
Ngā atua by Robyn Kahukiwa( Book )
2 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in English and held by 55 libraries worldwide
Simple language and illustrations introduce some of the atua Māori o Aotearoa - the traditional guardians of Te Ao Māori. Explains the significance of Tāne, Hine-te-iwa-iwa, Tangaroa, Mahuika, Tāwhiri-mātea, Muri-ranga-whenua, Tūmatauenga, Māui, Hine-tī-tama, Hine-nui-te-pō, Rū-aumoko, and Uenuku. Suggested level: junior
Ihaka and the prophecy by Joanna Orwin( Book )
1 edition published in 1984 in English and held by 49 libraries worldwide
This story takes place in the vicinity of Delaware Bay, near Nelson, about nine hundred years ago. The sequel to Ihaka and the summer wandering, it tells of Ihaka's part in the prophecy of his ancestors and his growth towards manhood
Ruku : he purapura by Henare Everitt( Book )
5 editions published between 1983 and 1994 in Maori and held by 48 libraries worldwide
Tutu taniwha by Robyn Kahukiwa( Book )
2 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 47 libraries worldwide
Tutu is a baby taniwha who loves to sing and dance. Story is designed to be sung to the tune of "Twinkle twinkle little star," incorporating English and Māori words. Includes notes on pronunciation and translation. Suggested level: junior
Wahine toa : women of Maori myth by Robyn Kahukiwa( Book )
3 editions published between 1991 and 2000 in English and held by 46 libraries worldwide
Ripeka's carving by Jenny Hessell( Book )
4 editions published between 1988 and 1990 in English and held by 44 libraries worldwide
Ripeka carves her name on her desk at school when everyone calls her "Rebecca."
Supa-heroes : te wero by Robyn Kahukiwa( Book )
3 editions published in 2000 in English and Maori and held by 41 libraries worldwide
Twins, stolen from their parents and abandoned, are brought up by Rehua, the God of kindness and his family. Then they are sent back to their people with special gifts to help in their fight against injustice, ignorance and powerlessness. Suggested level: junior, primary
Hatupatu raua ko Kura-Ngai-Tuku by Mona Riini( Book )
2 editions published in 1992 in Maori and held by 40 libraries worldwide
Presents the story of the young warrior Hatupatu and his encounter with the birdwoman. Suggested level: primary, intermediate
Hatupatu and the birdwoman by Joy Cowley( Book )
6 editions published between 1982 and 1987 in English and held by 39 libraries worldwide
Reading Level 5 Retells the traditional Maori tale of Hatupatu, and his narrow escape from the clutches of the Bird Woman
Touching the sky : the art of Robyn Kahukiwa by Robyn (ill.) Kahukiwa( Book )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 38 libraries worldwide
Introduces the work of New Zealand artist Robyn Kahukiwa. Part One looks at the background and influences, subjects and themes, and artistic processes of the artist. Part Two provides five unitplans, each based on works of the artist. Written primarily for teachers of pupils in years 4-10
Tuna o le kapisivai ma tamaiti o Champion Street by Patricia Grace( Book )
1 edition published in 1988 in Samoan and held by 26 libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Kahukiwa, R. 1940-
Robyn Kahukiwa
Languages
English (94)
Maori (18)
Samoan (2)
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