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Te tohorā whakamutunga / nā Renée Hapimarika van de Weert ; nā Anton Petrov ngā whakaahua.

By: Van de Weert, Renée Hapimarika [author.].
Contributor(s): Petrov, Anton, 1977- [illustrator.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Tāmaki-makau-rau [Aotearoa] : Reed, 2001Description: 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 23 cm.ISBN: 1869487109; 9781869487102.Uniform titles: Last whale. Māori Subject(s): Jones, Maaka -- Childhood and youth -- Children's picture books | Māori (New Zealand people) -- Children's picture books | Whaling -- New Zealand -- Children's picture books | Wēra | Pakiwaitara | Pukapuka whakaahua | Bay of Plenty (N.Z. : Region) -- Children's picture booksGenre/Form: Children's stories, Māori. | Children's stories, New Zealand. | Picture books for children.DDC classification: 899.442 Awards: New Zealand Post Children's Book Awards 2002 finalist.Abstract: "On a hot summer day Riwia and her classmates hear the call from the lookouts stationed around the village, a whale has entered the bay. As the men race to launch their boats and battle the whale, Riwia faces her own conflict and feelings she doesn't quite understand."--Back cover. Story set in the eastern Bay of Plenty in the 1920's, and based on the childhood memories of Maaka Jones of Whānau a Apanui. Suggested level: primary.
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Junior Māoritanga Hāwera LibraryPlus
Children's
Māoritanga VAND (Browse shelf) Available I2008507
Junior Māoritanga Ōpunakē LibraryPlus
Children's
Māoritanga VAND (Browse shelf) Available I2004220
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On a hot summer day Riwia and her classmates hear the call from the lookouts stationed around the village - a whale has entered the bay. As the men race to launch their boats and battle the whale, Riwia faces her own conflict and feelings she doesn't quite understand.

Picture story book for children.

Published simultaneously in English.

"On a hot summer day Riwia and her classmates hear the call from the lookouts stationed around the village, a whale has entered the bay. As the men race to launch their boats and battle the whale, Riwia faces her own conflict and feelings she doesn't quite understand."--Back cover. Story set in the eastern Bay of Plenty in the 1920's, and based on the childhood memories of Maaka Jones of Whānau a Apanui. Suggested level: primary.

Maori language materials. Published simultaneously in English.

New Zealand Post Children's Book Awards 2002 finalist.

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